Ralph E. Flora, age 65, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday morning, March 29, 2015. He was a resident of Trafalgar. Ralph will be remembered for his strong faith in God, his commitment to his family, and his love for his church.
He was born on October 3, 1949 in Phoenix, AZ to his parents, William J. and Roxie Mae (Burge) Flora. Ralph was a 1968 graduate of Indian Creek High School and went on to serve as a Private First Class with the United State Army during the Vietnam War.
He retired in 2014 from the United Auto Workers Union, Local 933, in Indianapolis as the Maintenance Supervisor after 32 years of service. Ralph was a 50 year member and an Elder of the Morgantown General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn. He enjoyed camping, fishing and wood working. Ralph also enjoyed working crossword puzzles and spending time with his family.
Ralph is survived by his mother: Roxie Mae Lowe of Franklin; wife, Cindy J. (Ross) Flora whom he married on December 2, 1994 in Morgantown; children: Darby E. (Amber) Flora of Morgantown, Eric (Heidi) Donahue of Trafalgar, Christian A. (Amanda) Flora of Trafalgar, Shane F. (Shawnda) Flora of Martinsville, Brittney L. Flora of Pine Bluff, AR, Bridgitt A. Flora of Richmond, KY and Angie Langley of Morgantown. He will be remembered by his siblings: Melody (Randy) Coffman of Edinburgh and William "Bill" (Lidia) Flora Jr. of Trafalgar; son in law: Jesse Langley of Brazil; nineteen grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
Ralph was preceded in death by his father; two wives: Helen L. (Richardson) Flora on October 30, 1990 and his second wife: Donna Sue (Sloate) Flora on June 24, 1993; sisters: Deborah K. Chapman and Aletha Stapp.
Brothers Mike Day, Rodger Bunch and Kip Payton will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Ralph to the Morgantown General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn "Memorial Fund" 229 East Street, Morgantown, IN 46160.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Flora family at
Information: (812) 597-4670