|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1929|
|Death: ||Sep. 28, 2009|
Ralph E. Gorman, Sr, 79, Sand Springs, Oklahoma, passed from this life Monday, September 28, 2009. Ralph was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, on November 16, 1929, to Arthur Edward Gorman and Iola (Yoder) Gorman.
He graduated from High School and started in the Masonry Business. Ralph was married to Leona Singleton in Muskogee, Oklahoma, on December 14, 1947. For many years, he owned his own masonry company. Ralph bricked many of the buildings and houses in Muskogee. For the last 30 plus years, he worked as a missionary in the Cookson Hills Christian Ministries. His love for the work of God and love for children was noticed by everyone he met. Ralph loved to fish, hunt, write, and be with his family. He was a member of the Mission Christian Church in Sand Springs, Oklahoma. Ralph will be greatly missed by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Iola Gorman; and grandson Mark Gorman.
Ralph is survived by his wife Leona of the home; daughter Jayne M. Propst of Sand Springs, Oklahoma; sons Eddy Gorman and wife Sandra of Sand Springs, Max Gorman, Jean Claude St. Juste, Franeau Etienne, and Luc Jean Louis; brother Herbert Gorman and wife Marge of Muskogee, Oklahoma; sisters Jean Goodpastor and Carol Wilson both of Muskogee, Oklahoma; 7 grandchildren Kathy, Emily, Stefanie, Jenna, Jace, Joseph, and Shanelle; 11 great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services for Ralph will be Friday, October 2, 2009, at 1:00 P.M. in the Mission Christian Church of Sand Springs, Oklahoma. Rev. Tom Tucker and Rev. Scott Ferguson will officiate. Burial will follow at 4:00 P.M. in the Cookson Hills Christian Ministries Cemetery just south of Kansas, Oklahoma. Visitation for Ralph will be Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mobley-Dodson Funeral Service of Sand Springs, Oklahoma.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made in Ralph's name to Cookson Hills Christian Ministries, Rt.3, Box 200, Kansas, Oklahoma, 74347.
Ralph Edward Gorman (1950 - 2010)*
Cookson Hills Cemetery
Created by: Connie
Record added: Sep 30, 2009
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