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Ralph Starks, Jr. passed away on December 12, 2017 at the Toni & Trish house. He was born on March 4, 1936 to the late Ralph and Rhea (Sommerville) Starks, Sr.

When Ralph was younger he enjoyed spending time deer hunting and going to deer camp with friends and family. He will be greatly missed by his wife, family and friends.

Ralph is survived by his wife, Esther, children, Donna, RocksAnn and Midge. He is also survived by his siblings, Polly Prince, Colleen Varner, Jack Starks and several nieces and nephews.

Ralph was predeceased by his sister Judy Tripp and his brother Don Sommerville.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Moe of Floyd Church of God officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until the time of service. Burial will take place at Lee Township Cemetery immediately following.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family in his name.

Smith-Miner Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at smithminer.com.