Ralph Bryan Henderson, III., 68, of Pickerington, Ohio passed away April 24th, 2019 after a short battle with a lung disease. He passed peacefully in the loving presence of his family.
Ralph is survived by his wife Kim and daughter Brianna; three sisters Meryl, Beth and Susan, and step-mother Grace.
He graduated from Brookfield East High School in Wisconsin in 1968 and Beloit College in 1972. Living life to the fullest and embracing it head on, he was an avid dog lover; a pilot - learning to fly in college; began skydiving at the age of 16 with over 1000 jumps and enjoyed traveling the country in the family motorhome with his wife and daughter. Ralph retired in 2010 as an executive for the J.C. Penney Catalog after a 38-year career. After retiring, he enjoyed spending his days riding his Harley all over the country with Kim, friends, and the R.O.M.E.O’s. He began volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House in Columbus, Ohio. He touched so many lives and was admired and respected by everyone he met.
A celebration of his life will take place later this year – information to follow.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Ronald McDonald House of Columbus: http://rmhc-centralohio.org/donation-form/