Ralph Gordon Miller, age 81, passed away March 5, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. Ralph was born September 7, 1934 in Santa Rosa, California to Frank and Theresa Miller.\nHe was raised and attended schools there. Ralph had worked in various occupations during his life. He was a manager and truck driver for a food products company just prior to retiring. He came to Wickenburg in 1985 and loved the simple cowboy life. He was known as "Ralphie" to his family and friends. Ralph loved horses and cattle and began roping at an early age and roped all over the western United States. Ralph was preceded in death by a son Lee Miller-MacDonald. He is survived by his children: Bret & Amalia MacDonald of Dublin, California and Theresa & Rocky Parodi of Castro Valley, California and grandchildren Chad & Ryan MacDonald and Amanda MacDonald and Stephen Parodi and 2 great-grandchildren Kaylee & Audrey, a brother Harry Miller of Santa Rosa, California. Family services were held.\nFriends may offer online condolences at www.wickenburgfuneralhome.com\nArrangements under the direction of Wickenburg Funeral Home & Crematory.