Ralph Lincoln

Thursday, March 13, 2008
Ralph Lincoln

MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Ralph Eddie Lincoln, 81, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at his home.

He was born Nov. 18, 1926, in Scopus, Mo., son of Miles Olin and Ruth Adeline Long Lincoln. He and Doris Cook were married March 5, 1953.

He was a retired timber worker and a member of Scopus Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife; six sons, Dean, Steve, Milton, Kevin, Keith and Kerry Lincoln, all of Marble Hill; three daughters, Elaina Hope, Sheila Simmons and Holly Cook, all of Marble Hill; two brothers, Floyd Lincoln and Kenneth Lincoln of Millersville; two sisters, Lorene Walters and Pauline Statler of Jackson; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by eight brothers and five sisters.

Visitation will be today from 4 to 8 p.m. at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Kelly Francis, Doc John Englehart and John Nemo officiating. Burial will be in Cook Cemetery at Scopus.