December 26, 1959 ~ November 25, 2020

Born in: Hamilton, OH
Resided in: Hanson, KY

Sharon Kay Ralph, 60, of Hanson, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Hamilton, Ohio on December 26, 1959 to the late Richard and Eva Prater Short. Earlier in her life, Sharon was a physical therapist at the Trover Clinic. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Madisonville, Kentucky. Sharon loved shopping and spending time with her granddaughter.

Sharon is survived by her husband, Kenneth Wayne Ralph; her daughter, Eva Kaytlin (Darren) Duncan; her granddaughter, Mary Addison Duncan; and her siblings, Michael Short and Renee McCullum.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Ralph. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Sharon Kay Ralph and sign her virtual guestbook by going to

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  1. Kaitlyn,
    So very sorry to hear about about your mom. I will be thinking about you and your family in the days ahead.
    Love you, Anna

  2. My longtime friend and coworker whom I loved so much. You were so much of a mentor to me as a tech at RMC Rehab and was in my cheer crowd when I went through the OT program at EKU. Despite the December snow, you showed up and I was grateful! I’ll not forget the good time and the not so good times. I pray you are at the right hand of our beloved Lord!

  3. My Deepest Sympathies and heartfelt prayers for you and your family.
    Sharon, a precious, dear friend, and Sister-In-Christ. I shall miss you so very much. Your wonderful smile, kindness, love, and our long long talks…. a FOREVER friend and Sister -In- Christ.

  4. Dear Kaytlin very sorry to learn of your mom’s passing. Keeping you and your daughter in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Mr. Eddie Mrs. Sharon & Nathanial Brown

    Sorry to hear about the passing of a very close friend ,she was like a sister to me that I loved dearly. I will miss her greatly ! Praying for the family at this time.

  6. I will never forget the past several years I spent helping Sharon, she was a wonderful friend and I loved her dearly. I will never forget all the memories we made.

  7. I am so sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing. My prayers for Kenny, Kaytlin, Renee, Michael and the rest of the family as you lean on God to help you learn how to allow special memories to give you much comfort. God bless you!

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