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Ralph Edwin Carie, 90, of Freedom, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 28, 2019 at the IU Health Bloomington Hospice House. He was born on June 12, 1929 in Vincennes, IN; the son of Anthony and Marie (Wichman) Carie.
Ralph graduated from Decker High School class of 1947. He married the love of his life Velma Dorothy (Parker) Carie on August 7, 1949. Ralph was a self-employed truck driver and a member of the St. Jude Catholic Church in Spencer, IN.
Ralph is survived by his loving wife Velma Carie of Freedom, IN; four children, Dorothy Racey of Spencer, IN, Darlene White (Butch) of Washington, IN, Deanna McCracken (Kevin) of Mitchell, IN, and Ralph Carie Jr. (Kenna) of Westfield, IN; seven grandchildren, four step grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Gayle Skaggs, and two brothers infant brother John Carie and Gerald Carie.
Funeral Mass will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at St. Jude Catholic Church in Spencer, IN with Father Terrance Chartier officiating. Entombment will follow at Chambersville Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 10 AM until the time of service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Catholic Church, 300 W Hillside Avenue Spencer, IN 47460.