Ralph Lakes

February 22, 1925 ~ April 12, 2020 (age 95)


Ralph Lakes, age 95 of Miamisburg passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at his family’s home. He was born on February 22, 1925 in Bond, Kentucky, the son of the late Pal & Pearl (Warrick) Lakes.

Mr. Lakes was a Truck Driver for American Freight Systems with over 35 years of service. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army.

Preceded  in death by his wife Alla Mae Lakes in 1977, 8 brothers Blaine, Beebe, Clellon, Ray, Herchel, Hubert,  Dale  & Denver Lakes, and by his 2 sisters  Jeralee (Lakes) Padia & Pauline Melton.

He is survived by his foster daughter Judy Lee Carpenter, his granddaughter Gina Carpenter, sister-in-law Norma Lakes, his niece Beverly Amsler and husband Donald, as well as numerous other nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.

A Memorial Graveside service will be held at Highland Memorial Cemetery at a later time. Arrangements entrusted to the Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton.

Please share memories and condolences at Expressions of Sympathy, Love, and Thinking of You cards may be sent to The Family of Mr. Ralph Lakes, C/O Swart Funeral Home, 207 E. Central Ave., West Carrollton, Ohio 45449. Arrangements entrusted to the Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton.


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