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Ralph Staup


Posted on June 10th, by Marcia Loader in Obituaries. Comments Off

Staup, Ralph William Jr. (Mike), age 68 of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Blissfield, MI passed away Friday morning, June 7, 2013. Mike was a graduate of Michigan State University but became an avid Vol fan. He was the founder and owner of Direct Mail Services in Knoxville. Mike is survived by his wife of 32 years, Ann Staup; daughters, Angela Seward of Manassas, VA, Lisa Groves of Ft Wayne, IN and Jill Keiffer of Carmel, IN; three terrific sons-in-law; seven wonderful grandchildren; brother, Todd; sisters, Judy and Becky; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Family and friends will gather at 2 p.m. on Monday at Resthaven Cemetery in Dandridge for graveside services with Brother Mike Hensley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley, 6717 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Staup family. www.clickfh.com





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