Ralph Eugene Cardwell, Jr. 70, of Hulbert, passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2021 in Tulsa. He was born October 21, 1951 in Alton, IL; the son of Ralph Cardwell Sr. and Shirley (Thompson) Cardwell. Ralph married Gina Cardwell on October 10, 2008. Ralph raced cars in his younger days. He enjoyed classic cars, going to car shows, the country life, watching the wildlife and tinkering in the shop. Ralph loved people and enjoyed putting a smile on the faces around him. Ralph was a wonderful husband, father, papa, son and friend and leaves behind many memories for his family and friends to cherish.
Visitation for Ralph will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Shipman’s Funeral Home in Pryor. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Ralph is survived by his wife Gina; father, Ralph and mother, Shirley Cardwell; son Tony and wife Vona of Claremore, OK; Daughters Regina and Tony Benard of Oologah and Cathy and Zak of Texas; brothers Don Cardwell of Squeezepenny, TX; 9 grandchildren, Raygena, Courtney, Payten, Katie, London, Kingston, Bennett, Kingston, and Ainzley. He was preceded in death by his sister, Debbie Stratton.