Ralph E. Howarth Jr., previously of McCloud, died at home in Bend, Oregon on March 8, 2019. He was 88 years old.

Ralph was born in McCloud, California on August 7, 1930. He attended school in Mount Shasta, California. He married Agnes Knight on June 7, 1954. They had four children: Kathy, Jim, David and Paul.

Ralph served in the U.S. Army before he married Agnes and was stationed in Alaska. Ralph was a member of the Masonic Lodge since 1958, as well as Shriners and the Scottish Rite Masonic Order. He was also a member of the Eastern Star. He loved hunting and fishing but above all enjoyed spending time with his family. Ralph worked in the Post Office in McCloud for many years and loved the community and the area he lived in.

Ralph is survived by his daughter Kathy Patton and son-in-law Gary Patton; his son David Howarth; his grandchildren J.R. Howarth, Jackie Howarth Jarman and Nakisha Amore; sister-in-law Annette Howarth; and his great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.

There will be no services at this time.