Ralph V. Drury
March 26, 1931 – March 16, 2017
Ralph Drury, formerly with Bloomsdale Excavating Co. Inc., passed away on March 16, 2017. He served on the AGC of Missouri Board of Directors for 18 years in addition to serving on the AGC of St. Louis Board of Directors from 1986 through 1991.
Ralph was an Airman First Class in the U.S. Air Force, Executive Vice President of Bloomsdale Excavating Co. Inc., Past Grand Knight of K of C 1048, Past Commander of Legion Post 554, 18 Year Director of Associated General Contractors of Missouri, 20 Year Board Member of Mid-East Construction Association, 22 Year Trustee with Associated General Contractors – Eastern District Laborers Training, 30+ Year Alderman City of Bloomsdale, and General Partner of Pointe Basse Development.
Ralph lived life to the fullest with his loving wife Lucille, their children and spouses. He was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. He lived a very full 85 years. Ralph was a consummate provider, loving husband, father, grandfather, a walking sunshine of truth and humor and was known as “Giant Papa” to his great grandchildren. He has helped shape numerous lives and because of him we hope to continue his GIANT Legacy. Ralph had a tremendous work ethic and was a very generous and loving man that many looked up to.