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Ralph Edward McCracken

November 8, 1938 — January 7, 2024

Bristol, VA

Bristol, VA – Ralph Edward McCracken, age 85, went home to Heaven on Sunday, January 7, 2024, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.  Ralph was a long-time welder at Bristol Metals and Magic Wand.  He attended Liberty Baptist Church and was a member of Kettlefoot Gun Club.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Laura Black McCracken.  He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Rhoton and husband Jason; brother, Fred McCracken; sister, Bonnie Rampazzo and husband Bruno; granddaughter, Amanda Hayden; great grandchildren, Reagan and Justice; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 11, 2024, in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Dr. Stan Anderson officiating.

The family of Ralph Edward McCracken is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.

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Thursday, January 11, 2024

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