Ralph E. Chattin Sr. age 83 of Washington, IN passed away on October 30, 2013 at 1:05 p.m. at the Daviess Comminity Hospital. He was born on February 20, 1930, the son of Charles F. and Eva Ellen Chattin. He married Dixie Jean (Slaven) on March 2, 1950 and she preceded him in death on September 19, 2009. He was in the National Guard for 32 years and served at a Capt. in the Guards. He also worked for B & O Railroad from 1950 to 1964 and for Rail Car from 1964 to 1982 when he retired. He is survived by a son, Kevin (Lisa) Chattin of Washington , IN:, a daughter,, Connie (David) Meyer of Sandborn, IN: a daughter in-law, Patricia Chattin of Washington, IN: 6 grandchildren; and a brother Vernon Chattin of Plainville, IN. He was preceded in death by his wife: son, Brian Chattin: son, Ralph E, Chattin Jr.: parents: sister, Blanche Boger: sister, Velma Ruth Chattin: and a brother Vernon Chattin.