Ralph William Seal

Published 7:03 pm Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Ralph William Seal, 92, of Cumberland, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Ralph was born in Sneedville, TN to George William and Zanie Mae Seal. He served his country as a communications officer in the U.S. Army during World War II and retired from Bell/AT&T as an Installer. He was the patriarch of a large, loving family.

Ralph William Seal

He was preceded in death by two of his children, Steve (Susan) and Linda (Tommy).

He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Dorothy Huddleston Seal; his son, Craig (Jill), as well as grandchildren Amy (Douglas), Justin (Sarah), Mathis (Marina), Mallory (Christopher), Andy, Corey (Taylor Rae), and Maicy Linn. He also leaves behind great-grandchildren Karyss, Molly, Emmie, Thomas, Caleb, Sophia, Kennedy, and Luka, as well as a host of beloved brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews.

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Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 18 at Fitzgerald Memorial Baptist Church (14 Fitzgerald Road, Cumberland, VA) at 10 a.m. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Fitzgerald Memorial Baptist Church. Dunkum Funeral Home is serving the family.