Ralph Joe Soqui Sr., 74, of Clarkdale, Ariz., died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Waco, Texas. 

He was born Dec. 1, 1944, in Jerome, Ariz., to Arthur and Maxine Rosas Soqui.  

A resident of Clarkdale since 2015, Mr. Soqui umpired games in the community from junior high through high school. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Survivors include a son, Ralph Jason Soqui of Garden City; two daughters, Kelle Soqui and Teresa Martinez, both of Garden City; three brothers, Arthur Soqui of Oklahoma City, Thomas Soqui of Ridgeway, Va., and Frank Soqui of Cottonwood, Ariz.; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Price & Sons Funeral Home of Garden City. Private family burial will be held at a later date.

There will be no visitation. Memorials to the Ralph Soqui Memorial Fund may be sent in care of the funeral home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.