Ralph W. Earles - United States Air Force
Ralph W. Earles - United States Air Force
  • January 25, 1935 - October 28, 2017
  • Louisiana

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A Celebration of Life service will be held for Ralph W. Earles on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home chapel. The family will receive friends for visitation one hour before the service.

Ralph was born on January 25, 1935 in Reidsville, North Carolina and he went to be with his Lord on October 28, 2017. Ralph served his country with distinction as a member of the United States Air Force. He retired after twenty-one years, having reached the rank of Master Sargent. Ralph was a member of Atkins 266 F & AM Masonic Lodge for over 46 years. He was also a member of the Shriners and Eastern Star. Ralph was very involved with the Patriot Guard and an active member of Bellaire Baptist Church.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, Claytus and Gracie Earles; his brother, Claytus Earles, Jr.; his sister, Magdalene Arrington; and his granddaughter, Angelea Danielle Teekell. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 45 years, Martha; his children, Terresia Scoble (Jim), Dale Jones (Jay), Penny Ray Ferguson, Laura Ann Teekell (James Giddens), David Lee Fox (Angie), Barry Keith Fox; his sisters, Lorene Land and Shelby Paschal; his grandchildren, Nicholas Chapmon, LaLena Showalter (Michael R.), Nicole Avery Fox, and Bethany Grace Fox; and his great-granddaughter, Angelea Rae Showalter. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Shriners Hospital for Children, or The Dyslexia Foundation.

Arrangements under the direction of Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home, Haughton, LA.