Age 85, passed away October 11, 2021. He was born June 25, 1936, in Columbus, GA, to John and Tommie Morrison.
Ralph proudly served in the U.S. Air Force for 8 years. He was a former vice president of UAW Local #602 and retired from Fisher Body (General Motors). He was a longtime member of Cedar Street Church and the Buck Reasoner Post #238 American Legion in Holt. He was an avid auto racing fan and Holt High School sports enthusiast. Ralph was known to the Holt wrestling family as “Grampa Coop.”
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Wanda; son-in-law, Jerome Kuhn; grandchildren, Brandon (Christina) Cooper, Tailor Kuhn, Madison Kuhn, and Mackenzie Kuhn; great-grandchildren, Olivia Cooper, Jaycen Hawkins, and Kaylem Kuhn; sister, Odelle Boatner; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, J.W. Morrison; sister, Hazel Bachelor; first wife, Isabel Morrison; and stepdaughters, Barbara Ricketts-Huffman and Robin Kuhn.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Cedar Street Church, 1705 Cedar Street, Holt. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Lansing. His family will receive relatives and friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Holt Food Bank. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel.