Ralph Dayton Briner, age 86, went home to be with the Lord, on August 19, 2021.
Born in Canton, he was raised in Tallmadge and attended school in Brimfield. Ralph lived most of his adult life in the Uniontown and Green areas. He worked for Goodyear Aerospace and then entered the sales field for National Life Insurance. He then went on to work for Bob Evans Farms, where he retired after 26 ½ years. Ralph was a member of The Chapel in Green. Ralph enjoyed restoring old John Deere tractors, spending time outdoors and with his family, raising and picking blueberries, apples, and raspberries, telling jokes, and pulling pranks on people.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, Dayton and Zelda Briner, his daughter, Julie (Briner) Mash, and his sister, Loretta Sandusky. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jane Ward Briner; son, Wallace Briner; daughters, Dixie (Les) Meeker, Melissa (Joe) Natko; grandchildren, Amanda (Jeff) Kirk, Amy Meeker, Hannah (Josh) Brahm, Nathanael Briner, Chloe Briner (Malik), Olivia (Joe) Quesenberry, Elizabeth (Tyler) Chaplin, Luke Mash, Brandi (Andrew) Crawford, Candice (Shawn) McDaniel, Joe Natko V; 8 great grandchildren; sister, Twyla Roman; and large extended family.
Memorials are suggested to The Chapel in Green, 1800 Raber Rd. Uniontown, OH 44685, The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, (pancan.org), or The Alzheimer’s Association, (alz.org).
Friends and family will be received Monday, August 23, 2021 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hopkins Lawver UNIONTOWN Funeral Home, 3553 Northdale Street NW (one block NW of the square of 619 & Cleveland Avenue), Uniontown, Ohio 44685. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Steve Bucy officiating.