Mr. Ralph Elwood Wirth, age 82 of Brilliant, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 at his residence. Ralph was a member of Zion Missionary Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Lyle and Virginia Storey Wirth, and two sons, Joseph and David Wirth.  He is survived by his wife, Bettye McAdams Wirth, a daughter, Keely Kiefer (Brian) of Rocklin, CA, sons, Larry Wirth of Santa Rosa, CA, and Tom Wirth (Karen) of Napa, CA, grandchildren, Alanna Kiefer, Raquel Wirth, and Joseph Kiefer, a sister in law, Peggy Bergland and a brother in law, John McAdams.  A memorial service for Mr. Wirth will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. from the Zion Missionary Baptist Church.  Bro. Paul Gray will be the officiating minister.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Wirth family.