Ralph H. Wamsley

Ralph H. Wamsley, 82, of Gilmer, Texas, formerly of West Bend, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2007 at Longview Regional Medical Center in Longview, Texas.

He was born Sept. 16, 1925 to Carl and Ida Wamsley in Indianapolis, Ind.

Survivors include his wife, Dorthea; children, Trish (Richard) Carlberg of Saginaw, Texas, Linda (Ron) White of Longview, Rick Wamsley of Germantown and Joanne (Terry) Goschey of West Bend; brothers, Leland of Indiana and Carl of Mississippi; grandchildren, Shel-ly Carlberg and Steph Carlberg of Saginaw, Kevin White of Long-view, Mark (Niki) Wamsley and Jamie Wamsley of West Bend, Timm Goschey of Eugene, Ore. and Brittany Goschey of West Bend; four great-grandchildren; dear friends, Norb and Sharon Rosbeck of West Bend; and other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; three brothers; and a daughter-in-law, Lisa Wamsley.

He enjoyed crossword puzzles, fishing and spending time at White Clay Lake.

East Texas Funeral Home of Longview, is assisting the family.