Ralph was a retired self-employed truck driver for many years.
He is preceded in death by his loving daughter, Kimberly Lynn Harber; his mother, Verna Nottingham; his father, Jerry Harber; his grandparents, P.E. and Emma Kay Pace and Cornie and Jerry Harber.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Pauline Hensley Harber; his daughters, Edwina Burkhart, Jacqueline and husband, Brian Hensley all of Smith, KY. His grandchildren, Codey Hensley of Smith, KY, William Roy Jefferies III of Manford, Oklahoma, Lindsey Ruth Hensley of Smith, KY, Hannah Grace Burkhart of Smith, KY, Corey Scroggins of Harlan, KY, Ashley Scroggins of Arizona, Lee and wife, Susie Scroggins of Japan.
Two great-grandchildren, Malachi Scroggins and Micah Scroggins both of Harlan, KY. His sister, Jerry and husband, Jack Stevens of Smith, KY. His brothers, Warren and wife, Reva Nottingham of Jonesville, Virginia, and his enduring friend during his illness, Robert Stevens.
Visitation will be from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Rich Funeral Home with services beginning at 7:30 with Rev. Arnold Lee officiating.
Burial services will be Friday at 12 o’clock at the Hensley Cemetery with Codey Hensley, Brian Hensley, Gilbert Hensley, Ralph Paul Hensley, Robert Stevens and Austin Stevens serving as pallbearers.
Online condolences can be made at www.harlanobits.com.
Rich Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.