Ralph Muzny, Jr., 63, of Williamsville, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.
He was born on February 27, 1954 to Ralph and Shirley Muzny in Oklahoma City, OK. Ralph obtained his Masters in Public Administration from University of Arkansas Little Rock and his Masters in Social Work from University of Missouri St. Louis. He was employed with Keeling Company as the Warehouse Manager and Salesman in North Little Rock, AR. He retired from the State of Missouri as a Children’s Division Social Worker in Wayne County. After retirement Ralph was an adjunct professor for Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff. On June 8, 1980, he married Paula Faries in Williamsville, MO.
He attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Poplar Bluff.
Ralph is survived by his parents, Ralph and Shirley Muzny of Hot Springs, AR; his loving spouse of 36 years, Paula of the home; one son, Christopher (Kristina) Muzny of Dexter, MO; one daughter, Amie (Anthony) Brooks of Ellsinore, MO; five grandchildren, Rylan and Stryker Muzny and Jaxon, Addison, and Raylan Brooks; one brother, Mike Muzny of Hot Springs, AR; three sisters, Teresa Zeigler of Broken Arrow, OK, Janie Bozeman of Goleta, CA, and Cathy Buckmaster of Cabot, AR; and his father-in-law, James Faries of Williamsville, MO.
He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Wilma Faries.
A private family service will be held.
In lieu of flowers the family requests you make donations to the Foster Children’s Christmas Fund of Wayne County and can be sent to the Wayne County Children’s Division.