Created on Saturday, 20 April 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Russell E. Ranft, 93, of West Liberty, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Green Hills Community, West Liberty.
He was born May 15, 1919, a son of the late Emil and Bertha Ranft. He also was preceded in death by two wives.
Survivors include his stepdaughter, Jeanette (Donald) Hart; stepsons, Lewis Parker and James Parker; and several stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Ranft was retired from Industrial Engine Mechanics and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he earned the Bronze Star.
Memorial services are at the convenience of the family. Interment is in North Lima.
Arrangements were handled by Jennings Farley Funeral Home, West Liberty, where condolences may be expressed at www.jenningsfarley.com.