Robert M. Ralston, 85, passed away at his home on March 20, 2014. He loved the outdoors and especially loved to travel mostly to his island in Sioux Narrows, Ontario, Canada.
Robert was a World War II
veteran serving in the Army
Air Corps CBI. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge
, Masonic Lodge, Loyal Order of the Moose and St. Augustine Yacht Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hurley and Lelia Ralston; a brother, Bill Ralston; and previous wife, Helen M. Ralston.
Robert is survived by his wife, Dorothy Faulkner Ralston; daughters, Suzanne Larsen of Tacoma, Wash.; Sharon Van Patten (Jerry) of Menasha, Wis.; a cousin, Ed Carr of Paxton, Ill.; and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday March 28, 2014, at Good News Church-Wildwood Campus in St. Augustine, Fla. The visitation will begin at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to be made to Community Hospice: 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257, Attn: Community Hospice Foundation.
Craig Funeral Home, Crematory, and Memorial Park is in charge of arrangements.