Ralph B. Hardesty

December 12, 2023

Ralph Hardesty Obituary

     Ralph B. Hardesty, 56, of Waterford, Ohio, died on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at his home. He was born on March 17, 1967 in Marietta, Ohio, son of Ralph Dale Orr and Rozella Erb Mugrage. Ralph graduated from Warren High School, attended Washington County Career Center and had managed the Staley Countyside Meat Company in Little Hocking for several years. He is survived by his wife, Debbie Hardesty; children, Rachael Hardesty, Brianna Hardesty, Emily Hardesty (Zachary), Michael Perry (Elizabeth), Melissa Joseph (Cody), Joseph Perry (Tiffany) and Thomas Perry; ten grandchildren; siblings, Michael Hardesty (Melody), Cindy Uppole (Dave), Connie Hardesty, Debbie Pickenpaugh (Dave), Cheryl Blankenship (Dave), Michelle Mugrage, Tim Mugrage and Jimmy Mugrage. He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, James Mugrage who raised Ralph in his home for several years; and three brothers, Rick, Dan and Joe Mugrage.


      Services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly is in charge of the arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting

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