Raymond Fredrick Ralston, 81, of Leesburg, GA, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.
Raymond was born in Mountain View, NJ, to the late Forrest and Betty Ralston. He was a Certified Mechanic, Machinist and Welder with the West Milford, NJ Department of Public Works. After retiring in 2000 he relocated to Leesburg in 2002. In addition to his parents Raymond was preceded in death by two sons Michael and Raymond Ralston and a sister Betty Lou DeKnight.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-three years Kathryn Ralston, a daughter Dawn Ralston both of Leesburg, GA, two sons Steven Ralston (Donna) of S.C. and Jay Ralston of NY, eight grandchildren Sage, Reilly, Luke, Courtney, Kelly, Courtney, Victoria, Michael, one brother Chip Ralston (Mary) of NJ, two sisters Pat Angell of VA, and Sandra Rein (Manny) of NJ, and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.