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Ralph Lewis Bozell

September 14, 1923 — September 21, 2015

Ralph Lewis Bozell, 92 of Kokomo died at 7:26 p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2015 at St Joseph Hospital, Kokomo. He was born September 14, 1923 in Tipton County to William and Alma (Alspaugh) Bozell. On September 4, 1948 he married Lettie "Jean" Smith and she preceded him in death on April 7, 2002.

Ralph had retired from Indiana Bell in 1986 where he was a switching equipment manager. He was a member of the Goldsmith United Methodist Church, Austin Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite – Valley of Indianapolis. He enjoyed wildlife, animals and fishing. Ralph served in the U.S. Navy during WWII from 1943-46.

Survivors include one son, Kenneth Bozell, Madison; three grandchildren, Matthew Bozell, Caleb Bozell and Morinda Leffew; step-grandchildren Erin & Michael Burleson; nephew Ronald Hawkins.

Ralph was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Bozell and Michael Bozell; brothers Oscar, John, Charles and Stanley; one sister, Waneta Horton; half brothers Otis Underwood and Bob Underwood; one half sister Mildred Underwood.

Funeral services for Ralph will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25 at Young-Nichols Funeral Home starting with a Masonic service at 2:00. Burial will follow in Normanda Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Goldsmith United Methodist Church, 7085 W. 100 S., Goldsmith, Indiana, 46045.

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