PUCKETT, Ralph Edward "Sonny," 85, of Highland Springs, went peacefully on Friday, June 14, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary M. Puckett; his daughter, Vickie P. Story (Michael Mitchell); son, Steve A. Puckett (Janet); two grandchildren, Vanessa Puckett and Brian Puckett; great-granddaughter, Delilah Puckett; a cousin, Deloris Hartman; and a devoted friend, Mildred Erwin. Mr. Puckett was a retired employee of General Motors, a member of New Bridge Baptist Church, an avid baseball and softball player and a devoted family man. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va. 23231, where a funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, June 18, at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Bridge Baptist Church, 5701 Elko Rd., Sandston, Va. 23150.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.