The Grumpy Old Man that everyone loved. Graveside services for Ralph L. Fitch, 70, Lawrence, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Ralph passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2021 at Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, KS.
Ralph was born on August 11, 1950 in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of Jack and Loraine (Crawford) Fitch.
He retired from the United States Navy.
Survivors include his son, Jonathan Fitch, sisters, Debra Fitch, Julie Fitch, grandchildren, Breanna Fitch, Jeffrey Fitch, and great-grandchild, Kingsleigh Tarter.
Ralph was preceded in death by his wife, Linda in 1994, wife, Judy Fitch in 2017, daughter, Michelle Fitch, and brother, Donald Fitch.
Ralph will be lying in state 4:00 p.m. ~ 8:00 p.m., Monday, March 29, 2021 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, KS.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ralph’s name to The American Heart Association and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.