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Ralph Dean Miller

October 5, 1936 — June 14, 2021

Ralph Dean Miller, age 84 of Puryear, TN, died Monday, June 14, 2021, at his residence.

He retired after many years from McClouth Steel in Gibraltar, MI.  Ralph moved from Flat Rock, MI, to Puryear, TN in 1992.  He loved fishing and hunting and was a member of Buchanan Baptist Church.

Ralph was born October 5, 1936, in Jenkins, KY, to the late Russell Cecil Miller and the late Helen Morefield Miller.

He was married August 10, 1957, to Fanny Baker Miller, who survives, of Puryear, TN.

Along with his wife, he is also survived by one daughter, Deborah (Jerry) Murphy of Taylor, MI; one son, Russell Dean Miller of Puryear, TN; one sister, Dorothy Jean (Lonnie) Bentley of Georgia; four grandchildren, Tara Rushlow, Nikki Murphy Feher, Christy Wolf, and LeeAnna Jean Wolf; and three great grandchildren, Jackson David Wolf, Gabriella Murphy, and Tristan James Rushlow.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one daughter, Marie Wood.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  The body is to be cremated with a memorial service to be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1101 Northchase Parkway, Suite 1, Marietta GA 30067-6411 or at

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