Ralph Burchard, 88, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Ralph retired from American Manufacturing after forty seven years of service.He was preceded in death by two wives, Margaret Burchard and Gladys Roberts Burchard.He is survived by his son, Ronnie Burchard; step-son, David Roberts; step-daughters, Brenda Franklin, Awlda Kayt, Deborah Lanthripp; sisters, Myrtle Davis, Jewell Deziel, Louise Snyder and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be 3:30 p.m. today, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Reverend Clarence Kilgore officiating. Burial will follow in Varner Cemetery. Visitation after 10 a.m. Monday. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.