Ralph Franklin Hornsby, born Feb. 22, 1931, at Bucklin, Mo., passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at his home in St. Joseph.
Ralph was a graduate of Meadville High School and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. On Dec. 26, 1951, he married Ruth Dix at Trenton, Mo. She passed away March 8, 2009.
He retired in 1992 from Walnut Grove Products and Cargill Inc. after