Ralph Lee Meredith

Ralph Meredith, 79 of Glendale, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at his home. He was born on May 6, 1940 in Edmonson County, Kentucky, and moved to Hardin County at age two. He was a retired farmer and a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Cecilia. Ralph loved God, his family, friends, farming, and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, W.J. Bryan and Mary Cleo Meredith; five brothers, Howard, Eugene, Rudolph, Isaac, and Clarence Meredith; and two sisters, Bernice Smith and Ella Winchester. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruth Newton Meredith; two sons, Steve Meredith of White Mills and Scott Meredith (Sissy) of Bagdad, KY; two daughters, Lisa Brown (Buddy) of Elizabethtown and Lori Sheffer (Steve) of Hodgenville; and two sisters, Rosemary Meredith of Leitchfield and Patricia Leonard (Mike) of Vine Grove. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Greg Lee (Erin) of Elizabethtown, Alex Meredith of Louisville, Morgan Lee of Elizabethtown, Caleb Sheffer and Rachel Sheffer of Hodgenville; and three great grandchildren, Avery Elizabeth Lee, Harrison Ralph Lee, and Kendall Anne Lee of Elizabethtown; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be at Brown Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and will continue at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Cecilia at 9 a.m. on Wednesday. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with the Rev. Ben Brown officiating. Burial will follow in St. Ignatius Catholic Church Cemetery in White Mills. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. James Catholic School or Hosparus. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Ambrose Catholic Church


Wednesday, July 24, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM
St. Ambrose Catholic Church

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