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Ralph W. McKimmey

May 31, 1954 November 25, 2018
Ralph W.  McKimmey
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Obituary for Ralph W. McKimmey

Juniata resident Ralph W. McKimmey, 64, passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018, at Mary Lanning HealthCare in Hastings, Nebraska.

Graveside service is 1:00 pm, Thursday, November 29, 2018, at the Juniata Cemetery in Juniata, Nebraska with Pastor Tom Murray officiating. In honoring his wish to be cremated there is no viewing or visitation. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Services is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be directed his family for a later designation.

Ralph William McKimmey was born May 31, 1954, in Sargent, Nebraska, the son of Eldon Sr. and Elaine (Graham) McKimmey. He attended Job Corps in Chadron, Nebraska and received an accounting degree from Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska. Ralph married Roberta Carroll on February 21, 1975, they divorced in 1987. He married Peggy Rhoades on August 3, 1988, they divorced in 2007.

Ralph worked for Kerrco Plastics, Plainsman, Kirby Vacuum Sales, horse racing attendant, and managed Antler Bar & Grill in Kenesaw, Nebraska. He and Peggy owned and operated Antler Inn until it closed in 2006. Ralph became disabled in 2007 and tinkered with hydroponic gardening and fishing. He was a member of Juniata Community Church in Juniata, Nebraska.

Ralph is survived by his daughter, Larissa McKimmey of Hastings, NE; siblings, Eldon Jr. (Darlene) McKimmey of Gilmore City, IA, Donald (Cindy) McKimmey of Ashby, NE, Kathryn Hamer of Juniata, NE, and Michael (Debbie) McKimmey of Wasilla, AK; sister-in-law, Patty McKimmey of Kenesaw, NE; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Tim McKimmey; brother-in-law, Warren Hamer; infant niece, Hailey McKimmey; niece, Debra Stansberry; and great-niece, Dawn Lieker.

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1:00 PM 11/29/2018 1:00:00 PM
Juniata Cemetery

8th Avenue
Juniata, Nebraska 68955

Juniata Cemetery
8th Avenue Juniata 68955 Nebraska
United States

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