Ralph Leonard Gilbreath, 67, of Rossville, passed away, Friday, October 25, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was a member of O.L.P.H. Catholic Church. He was an Army Veteran and was previously employed with the Chattanooga Fire Department for more than 14 years as a Lieutenant and then retired from the Rossville Fire Department after more than 20 years of service as Captain. He was currently employed with G&W Exams for the last 10 years and was also a member of the Knights of Columbus #6099. He enjoyed fishing, painting and artwork. He was a loving and devoted husband and father that will be truly missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, R. A. Gilbreath & Margaret Capley West; brothers, David West and Michael West and one sister, Cathy Jane West.