Ralph was born in Harrison Twp., Preble County, Ohio; the son of Ralph Leroy and Mary L. (Scholotterbeck) Bierly.
He was a member of the graduating Class of 1936 from Lewisburg-Union High School. He then attended OSU.
He was retired from the Fram Corp., Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, and enjoyed sports and hobby farming, as well as was very active in his church.
He was united in marriage to Velma Arlene (Fourman) Bierly. To this union, 9 known children were born: Martha Ann, Mary Jane, Ralph Leroy, III, Sue Carolyn, Gail Kay, Jill Marie, Brenda Jo, Benny Lee, and Paula LeAnne Bierly.
He answered the called to the spirit world at the age of 85 years and 5 days.
Velma Arlene Fourman Bierly
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