- Special Sections
Ralph Cornely, 59, of Decatur, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 29, 2013, at his residence.
Ralph was born September 18, 1953, in Gastonia, N.C., to the late Jack M. and M. Maxine (Moudy) Cornely.
He was a 1972 graduate of Firestone High School in Akron, Ohio. He worked as a sales consultant for Zurcher Tire in Monroe for 30 years. Ralph loved his cats and his photography. He had a side business with his brother-in-law, John, called Archer Photography, on which he spent a great deal of time.
Among survivors are his sister Laura (John) Rindahl of Antwerp, Ohio; niece, Melissa Rindahl of Payne, Ohio; and nephew, John Rindahl of Antwerp, Ohio.
A private service will be held for his family at a later date.
Preferred memorials are to Decatur Fire Dept. or to the Decatur Police Dept.
Online condolences may be made at www.haggardandsefton.com.