Ralph H. Anderson, 85, of Silver Creek died Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. He was born in Fredonia Nov. 30, 1930, son of the late Frank and Georgiana (Cobb) Anderson.
A veteran of the National Guard, Ralph was a past employee of the former Al Tech Steel in Dunkirk. An avid fan of NASCAR and the Late #3 Dale Earnhardt, Ralph also enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and going skeet shooting, but most of all he loved time spent with his grandchildren.
His past memberships include the Moose Club, Beaver Club and First Ward Falcon Club.
Surviving are his children, Georgiann (Jim) Leone of Fredonia, Stephen Anderson of Sinclairville, Karen (Kim) Smith and Kathleen (Thomas) McCarthy, both of Dunkirk; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, are sisters Ruth Nunn and Delores Graves.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 25 at 11 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church in Fredonia. Arrangements are by the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East Doughty Street in Dunkirk.