Ralph A Downs

Ralph Downs 001Ralph A. Downs, age 84 years, died July 18, 2016 in Pensacola, Fla. He was born in Adams County, Ohio on July 15, 1932 to Arthur and Lena Bell (Jenner) Downs.  Ralph graduated from Winchester High School in 1950.  He moved to Ruskin, Fla. in 1972 and to Pensacola in 2004. Ralph was a retired independent trucker. He was a member of the Gulf Coast Christian Church. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years; Doris (Kelch) Downs on June 14, 2016. His survivors include two sons, Keith and wife Tiphane and Ken and wife Joanne; six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great great grandaughter; one sister, Ruth Hughes of Russellville; two brothers, Jack Downs of Manchester  and Robert Downs of Winchester; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held on July 25, 2016 at the Gulf Coast Christian Church with burial at Bayview Memorial Park in Pensacola.

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