Ralph Beam, 71, of Wakeman, passed away on April 9, 2020, at his home in Wakeman. He was born on April 13, 1948, in Norwalk and has lived in Wakeman his entire life. He was a 1966 graduate of Western Reserve High School. He worked as a laborer for various lumber companies most of his life. He served in the United States Army for three years. He loved to watch all sports, and he enjoyed spending time in his garden, birdwatching, and fishing.
He is survived by his siblings, Linda Dunlap, of Collins, and Carol (Mark) Costello, of Wakeman, niece Sarah (Mike) Cooley, of Perkins, and nephew Brian (Alanna) Costello, of Marshallville, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Loretta (Shipley) Beam, his sister, Dale Beam, and a brother-in-law Lowell Dunlap.
Private services will take place at a later date.
Online condolences may be left at www.mormanfuneralhome.com
Memorial contributions may be sent to Stein Hospice at 1912 Hayes Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870.