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Ralph Norman McGill

February 4, 1943 June 25, 2018
Ralph Norman McGill
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Obituary for Ralph Norman McGill

Ralph Norman McGill, age 75, passed on from this life to meet his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 25, 2018. He was a member of First Baptist Concord.

He is preceded in death by his parents John and Shirley McGill and sister Shirlene Yeargins.

Ralph is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marianne; son Norman McGill (India) of Seattle, Washington; daughter Kimberly McGill Pratt (Jason) of Kingsport; grandchildren Shayleigh Pratt, Mabel McGill, Emerson Pratt, and Ellasyn Pratt; brothers John McGill (Kathy) and Bill McGill (Jeannie); several nieces and nephews; and many lifelong friends.

Ralph spent his engineering career at both GM Research and ORNL Labs. Throughout his career he traveled the world writing and presenting documents on alternative fuels. He was internationally renowned for his work in this field. Upon retiring he served as Mayor of Farragut from 2009-2018. He led the incorporation of Farragut in 1980.

Family will receive friends Friday 5-6:45pm at First Baptist Concord with a Celebration of Ralph’s life to follow at 7pm, Rev. Steve Peek, officiant. Private burial will be held at Pleasant Forest Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation at www.crohnsandcolitisfoundation.org

Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the McGill family.


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Visitation

Friday

29

Jun

5:00 PM 6/29/2018 5:00:00 PM - 6:45 PM 6/29/2018 6:45:00 PM
First Baptist Concord

11704 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37934

First Baptist Concord
11704 Kingston Pike Knoxville 37934 TN
United States

Service

Friday

29

Jun

7:00 PM 6/29/2018 7:00:00 PM
First Baptist Concord

11704 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37934

First Baptist Concord
11704 Kingston Pike Knoxville 37934 TN
United States
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