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Funeral services for Ralph Eugene Rothhammer, 82, of Tulsa, OK, were held Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at Woodlake Family Church in Turley, OK. Pastor J.J. Jennings officiated, and burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery in Sperry, OK. Casket bearers were Brandon Rothhammer, Chad Rothhammer, Brad Shimack, Hudson Thompson, Justin Rothhammer, and Kyle Rothhammer. Honorary Casket bearers were Justin Young, Billy Slocum, Ryan Cochran, Sean Stone, Donnie Gonzalis, and Tracy Spicer.
Ralph was born March 27, 1940, in Tulsa, OK, to Ernest Ralph Rothhammer and Marie (House) Rothhammer. He passed away December 8, 2022, in Tulsa, OK.
Ralph graduated from Webster High School in Redfork, OK. He worked as a mechanic, mill wright, carpenter, and welder. He was married to his beloved wife, Christine for 62 years. Ralph believed his legacy was his loving family and loved spending time with them. A devoted father, he spent many years teaching his children and grandchildren about sports and the outdoors. He enjoyed his family history and was proud of his Muscogee-Creek Indian heritage. He will be deeply missed by all of his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Christine (Perry) Rothhammer; children, Sharon (Rothhammer) Hilgeman and husband, Todd; Patty (Rothhammer) Thompson and husband, Matthew, and Robert Rothhammer and wife, Frances; grandchildren, Brandon Rothhammer, Jessica Rothhammer, Alicia Slocum, Billy Slocum, Brad Shimack, Sean Stone, Jennifer Young, Justin Young, Tabetha Vermillion-Freeman, Craig Freeman, Sarah Thompson, Kayla Cochran, Ryan Cochran, Chad Rothhammer, Michala Rothhammer, Justin Rothhammer, Hudson Thompson, and Kyle Rothhammer; great-grandchildren, Johnathan Rothhammer, Illana Slocum, Lillian Rothhammer, Vash Young, Archer Young, Eowyn Davis, Caspian Davis, Rowan Davis, Emris Young, Chase Rothhammer, Atticus Stone, Orick Young, Titus Young, Kaiko Young, Giddeon Freeman, Seven Young, Chessa Slocum; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Ralph Roththammer; mother, Marie Rothhammer; stepmother, Sarah Rothhammer; sister, Louisa Murphy; and nephews, Bill Murphy, Eddie Murphy, and Emmanuel Murphy.
Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.
Online condolences to the family can be made at johnsonsperry.com.