Tahlequah Daily Press

March 4, 2014

Dale Duke Ralston


TAHLEQUAH — Funeral services for Dale Duke Ralston will be held at the Go Ye Village Chapel with Chaplain Paul Tavener officiating Wednesday, March 5, at noon. Interment is at Fort Gibson National Cemetery, 2 p.m. Online condolences may be left for his family at www.reedculver. com.

Dale Duke Ralston was born on April 4, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of William “Gib” and Noal (Duke) Ralston, and was lovingly raised by Gib and stepmother, Norma Louise Ralston.

He graduated from the University of North Texas, served in the United States Air Force, taught drafting and was an electronics salesman. He blessed many with his beautiful singing and sense of humor.

The Lord called Dale home on Friday, Feb. 28, at the age of 82.

Dale’s memory is cherished by his wife, Norma; son, David (Carri); daughter-in-law Beth; four grandchildren, Brandi (John), Blake (Cindy), Simon, and Emma; three great-granddaughters, Madison, Mallory, and Brooklyn; brother, Bob (Nancy); sister-in-law, Dorothy; nieces, Amy and Jan; and nephews Rob and Russ. Dale was preceded in death by his parents; son, Timothy; and nephew, Larry.

Those wishing to express their sympathies are asked to consider contribution online at Caminoglobal.com or 8625 La Prada Dr, Dallas, TX 75228.

Reed-Culver Funeral Home, 117 W. Delaware, (918) 456-2551.