On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, Ralph D. Taylor passed away at the age of 74. Ralph was born on December 24, 1945 in Tipton, Missouri and was the first baby born to his parents; Ralph Taylor and Florence Lucy Gerke Taylor. He graduated from Boonville High School in 1964. He achieved the following graduate degrees: a Masters in Organizational Behavior at University of Missouri-KC, Masters in Electrical Engineering at University of Missouri-Columbia and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering at University of Missouri-Rolla. He went on to accomplish his MBA. Ralph made his home in Lee’s Summit, Missouri and worked at Bendix and DITMCO International. He then established his own small business; Tellus Business Services LLC on 4/24/1998 with his wife Cindy. Clients included Automated Motion Inc. and government contracts. Ralph was a follower of; When The Cowboy Sings and Newhillbilly, Joe Biden and Military Veterans Against Fascism. He was also a strong supporter of Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society in College Station, TX and Show-Me-Christian Youth Home in LeMonte, MO.
Ralph is survived by his loving wife Cindy, his brother Mickey (Mary) of McKinney, TX, Texas, has three children Jennifer Williams (Spencer), Nathan Taylor (Becci), and Rachel Urban (Darin). He was also blessed with 6 grandchildren; Anna, Roman, Emma, Adam, Josey, and Maggie. This also includes a wide circle of family and friends.
Ralph will be thought of when his favorite songs are heard: Peace in the Valley, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Will the Circle be Unbroken, and Alison Kraus’ A Living Prayer.