Ralph Patrick

Obituary of Ralph R. Patrick

Ralph R. Patrick, 91, from Wytheville, passed away on June 4, 2021, after a battle with dementia. Ralph was one of 12 children born in Lebanon, Virginia to Bolden and Nannie B. Patrick with 6 siblings still living. He was proceeded in death by his wife Mary A. Patrick and son Jerry R. Patrick. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Raymond Kramer. There are 2 grandchildren, Stacie Reichardt and husband Christopher and Sabrina Stoneham and husband John. There are 4 great grandchildren Luke and Lily Reichardt and Joshua and Caitlin Stoneham. His siblings are 4 brothers, Tyler, Larry, Sherman and Lester and 2 sisters, Carrie Teague and Clarice Ann White. During Ralph’s 20 years in the Navy, he spent 2 years doing recruiting duty in Wytheville, a time that was dear to his heart. After retiring, the family settled back into Wytheville. Until his declining health, he was very active at St. Paul United Church and Wytheville Lions Club. He was raised with a great value of duty to serve his country, community and family. He will be missed by many. A visitation has been scheduled for Friday, June 25 at Grubb Funeral Home from 5-7 pm. A private grave side service will be held Saturday. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations can be made to St. Paul UMC, 330 Church Street, Wytheville, VA or Wytheville Lions, PO Box 291, Wytheville, VA in his memory. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.grubbfuneralhome.com Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.