Ralph L. Jackson, 92, of Hillsboro, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019.

He was born on April 16, 1926, the son of the late Ralph and Elizabeth (Lodge) Jackson.

Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by four brothers, Dale, George, Norman and Charles Jackson.

Ralph was a member of the Prospect United Methodist Church, Highland County Pilot’s Association, a lifetime member of the E.A.A., was a foster parent for 56 children, and retired from Armco Steel in Middletown.

Ralph is survived by his wife, Florine Janet (Beam) Jackson, whom he married on Sept. 22, 1948; two sons, Ronald (Cheryl) Jackson of Hillsboro and John “Rusty” (Linda) Jackson of Struthers; three daughters, Cathy (Larry) Shannon of Hillsboro, Susie (Bob) Dennis of Preble County and Becky (Rick) Winters of Pickaway; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 15 at the Thompson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Prospect Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of services on Monday at the Thompson Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to the Prospect United Methodist Church, 5759 West New Market Road, Hillsboro 45133.

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