Ralph Duane Bozarth, 69, of Herod, IL, died on Monday May 15, 2017 at Rosiclare Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. He was born on December 28, 1947 to Ralph E. Bozarth and Ramona (Hall) Bozarth in Thompsonville, IL. He was a retired petroleum engineer for Halliburton and a member of Bethany General Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Norma Bozarth of Herod, IL; sons, Mike (Mary) Miles of Herod, IL, and Marty (Cindy) Miles of Shawneetown, IL; daughter, Gwen (Mike) Jenkins of Shiloh, IL; grandsons, Steve (Carrie) Jenkins, Bryan Jenkins, Josh (Jamie) Miles, and Chris (Brenna) Miles; granddaughter Elizabeth (Gary) Lane, Michelle Dutton, and Angella (Derrick) Boulds; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Brenda (Allen) Hughes; brother, Brad Bozarth; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Ramona Bozarth.
Hardin County Funeral Service, Cox Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family will receive visitors from 11:00 a.m. till funeral time. Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Stan Pennell will officiate the services.