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Ralph Geter, 75, Longtime Stamford Resident

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Ralph Allen Geter died Sunday, Aug. 30, at the age of 75. 

Geter was born Oct. 8, 1939, in Bridgeport, the son of Nellie Allen Geter and Willis Edwards. He was a Stamford resident for over 50 years. 

He is survived by his children, Gina Davis (Rafaele) and Ralph A. Geter Jr. (Ann), both of Connecticut; his sisters, Gloria Davis (Leslie) and Elder Rae Alice Sharp, both of Bridgeport, and Norma Brown, of Stamford; his brothers, John (Carolyn), of Norwalk, Larry Brown (Patricia), of Stamford, and Arnold Brown (Daisy), of Canton, Ga.; five grandchildren, Tasha Brimmer (Carey), of Southport, Briana Coke (Ronald), Joshua, Sydnie and Elyshia Geter and a great-granddaughter, Chloe Coke, all of Norwalk; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Geter was also predeceased by his wife, Vivian Geter; and brothers Alfonso (Lorraine), Bill (Manuela), Harry, Jack and Douglas. 

Funeral services are Friday, Sept. 4, with viewing at 10 a.m., followed by service at 11 a.m. at Union Baptist Church, 805 Newfield Ave., Stamford. A repast will be held in the Fellowship Hall following this service. All are invited. 

In lieu of flowers, those who desire may make a donation in Geter’s memory. 

Professional services have been entrusted to Baker Funeral Services, www.bakerfuneralservices.com

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