Nelliston – Ralph S. Hume, 66, of Nelliston passed away on July 24, 2023, with his loving family by his side. Born on August 23, 1956, in Amsterdam, Ralph is the son of the late Ralph R. Hume and Roselyn (Gordon) Hume.
During his lifetime Ralph proudly served in the Marines from 1973 to 1978. Worked for the Schenectady Gazette for 20 years. In Ralph’s spare time he enjoyed working on vehicles, spending time with his kids and grandkids, along with riding his motorcycle.
Ralph is survived by his siblings Sandra Weaver (Jamie Weaver) and Benjamin Hume (Jackie Newell), children Michael Hume (Stacey Hume), Brandon Hume (Jazzmyn Fuller) Rachelle Hume (Don Blood) Stepdaughter Shannon Broffitt (Stephen Broffitt). Along with his 10 beloved grandchildren, Chloe Agerter, Michael Hume, Christian Broffitt, Alana Hume, Heather Esposito, Lyllith Blood, Brandon Hume, Charlotte Blood,
Gabriel Hume, and Melody Hume.
Besides his parents Ralph is predeceased by his brothers Robert and Russell Hume.
Funeral services will take place on Tuesday August 1, 2023, at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Dr. R.W. Williams at the Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville, NY 12078. Calling hours will take place prior to the funeral service from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial with full military honors will follow at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, NY.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Ralph can be made to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW Ste. 840, Washington, DC 20036.
Online condolences can be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.