Hiram Abiff Ransom Jr. died on December 13, 2016. He was born on January 4, 1930 in Konawa, OK, the 5th of 12 children born to Lena and Hiram Abiff Ransom Sr.
After High School he joined the Army and retired after 20 years. He married Rovella Ransom, mother of Olclad, Leo, Rhandy, Consuella, and Kimberley Wesley. Hiram and Rovella had one child, John Hiram Ransom. After retiring from the US Post Office in '93 he resided on the Eastside of Tacoma where he attended church, enjoyed gardening, playing dominoes, and helping the family.
Hiram Abiff Ransom will be missed and forever remembered. He will be buried at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA.