August 1934 to May 2006
Ralph was born in Shelbyville In. In 1938 he moved to Columbus In. In May
of 1953 he married his wife of 55 years, Shirley.
For the past 50 years Ralph was involved in the wastewater business as a designer and installer.
His business was and still is today Reed Excavating & Services Inc.
His son Ernie joined the business in 1995, and runs the business today
with his mother and business partner Shirley.
He was an active member of the Indiana Onsite Wastewater Professionals
Association and past president (IOWPA), and the Indiana Environmental
Health Association (IEHA).