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Claude Howard (Sonny) Ragsdale Jr.


1933 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Claude Howard (Sonny) Ragsdale Jr. Obituary
CLAUDE HOWARD (SONNY) RAGSDALE JR. 9/9/1933 - 10/13/2014 Claude (Sonny) Ragsdale graduated from Corona High School in 1951, where he excelled in football and baseball. After completing his military service he attended Riverside Junior College. He went on to receive his MA at Long Beach State College and began his career in education for Torrance Unified School District; as a teacher, counselor and assistant principal. He retired from the District in 1993. Claude was an avid sportsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He married his wife and high school sweetheart, Marilyn, in 1952 and together they raised three children. They were also the proud grandparents of four grandchildren and one great grandson. A memorial service will be held November 2 at 1:00 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 2900 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA. In lieu of flowers please feel free to donate your favorite charily in Claude's memory.


Published in Press-Enterprise from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 2014
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