The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 31, 2013

Ralph Edgar 'Ed' Bozarth

Published 1-31-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Graveside service for Ralph Edgar “Ed” Bozarth, 80, of Enid, will be 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Memorial Park Cemetery, with Pastor Steve Meier officiating.

Military graveside rites will be conducted by the United States Army. Service is under the kind guidance of Stittsworth Funeral Service.

Ed was born Aug. 9, 1932, in Cleo Springs, the son of Ralph and Louetta Faye Bellringer Bozarth and passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Enid.

He was raised in Cleo Springs, moving to Enid at the age of nine, where he attended the Enid School System, graduating from Enid High School with the class of 1950. He enlisted and served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

After his military service ended, Ed moved back to Enid, where he worked as a carpenter. He was a member of the American Legion, NRA, North American Hunting Club; and was a Methodist by faith. Ed loved to fish and hunt.

Survivors include his brother, Kelly of Enid; his extended family, Kay Curtis and her family of Oklahoma City; two nephews and three nieces; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Ed was preceded in passing by his parents; brother, Robert in 2005; and sister, Phoebe in 1995.

The family has selected Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, cancer division, as appropriate for memorial donations with the Stittsworth Family coordinating.

Ed had previously requested no flowers and the family would like for friends to follow his wishes.

Remembrances may be shared online at www.stittsworthfu neralservices.com.

(Submitted by family)