Ralph Basil Cude

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Ralph Basil Cude

June 10, 1944 - December 25, 2018

Ralph Basil Cude MOULTRIE, Ga. -- Ralph Basil Cude, 74, of Moultrie, died Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.
Graveside rites will be held 2:00PM Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens.
Casketbearers will be Justin Russell, Zach Lyninger, Dan Donald, Todd Niva, Kenny Baird and Lee Elrod. Honorary casketbearers will be Andy Russell and Gene Rosencrantz.
Born June 10, 1944 in Hickman County, TN., he was the son of the late R.D. Cude and Edith Kelley Cude. Mr. Cude was as a maintenance machinist with Miller Container Company and Ball Container. He moved to Georgia in 1981 for work and committed 50 years to the tool and die profession. He worked for Schrader's Manufacturing for 12 years and Universal Forestry until he suffered a stroke in 2006. Mr. Cude enjoyed horses and horseback riding, playing golf with the Miller A&B Duffers and mud bogging. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and had a special bond with his great-grandson Kaden, who lived beside him. Kaden came up nearly every day to get a drink and snack from his granddaddy. Mr. Cude also enjoyed celebrating birthdays, holidays and other occasions with his family and loved home cooked meals.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his in-laws, Brownie and Margaret Moore Sr.; brothers-in-law, Brownie Moore Jr. and Herbert Himes.
Survivors includes the mother of his children, Doris Moore Cude; daughters, Donna Harrington of Albany, Kim Russell and Andy of Moultrie; grandchildren, Heather Lyninger and Zach, Justin Russell and Meghan all of Moultrie; great-grandchildren, Kaden Russell and Jason Russell, both of Moultrie; sister, Joyce Himes of Centerville, TN; sisters-in-law, Frances Warren and Richard of Lyles, TN, Dannie George and Jimmy of Bon Aqua, TN; special neighbor, Randall Lairsey of Moultrie; many nieces and nephews and other family members in Tennessee.
The family will receive friends from 1:00PM-2:00PM Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.cobbfuneralchapel.com.
Published on December 26, 2018
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