Ralph Edward Atteberry, 83 of the Naylor passed away December 24, 2012 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born February 5, 1929 in Naylor,Missouri to the late W.O. Attebery and LuVina Hocking Attebery.

On September 14, 1957, he was married to Peggy Morley. She preceded him in death on November 5, 2000.

He liked playing cards, reading, raising, water melons, Bible studies and traveling, He enjoyed his grandchildren and He was a member of the Church of God.

He is survived by his children, Shelia Murdock and husband Steve of Dexter, Mo.,Darrell Attebery of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Pamela Godwin and husband Anthony of Naylor, Mo., Sally Luye of Naylor, Mo., Jennifer Robinson and husband Rob of Naylor,  Mo., and Amanda Thompson and husband Time of Naylor, Mo.. Two sisters, Marie Baxter of Oranville,  Illinois and Ermadene Murray of  Hazelwood, Mo. also survive, as well as sixteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

He preceded in death  by his wife, parents and six brothers.

Visitation will be starting at 11:00 a.m. December 27, 2012 in the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel of Neelyville with the funeral beginning at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Naylor Memorial Cemetery of Naylor, Mo with Donnie Fowler officiating.