Ralph Raymond Falconer, 87, of 1539 Martin Road, formerly of Sugar Grove, Pa., passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Peak Resources in Cherryville.
Mr. Falconer was born on August 18, 1924 in Warren County, Pa. a son of the late Stewart Falconer and Rosemond Hinsdale Falconer. He was retired as a tool maker from Crescent Tools in Jamestown, NY and also worked as a clerk at NAPA in Fallston. Mr. Falconer was a member of Mary's Grove United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir and was an usher. He was also a life-time member of Lander's Volunteer Fire Department in Lander, Pa. and a former Constable for Warren County, Pa.. Mr. Falconer also served his country in the US Army during WWII.
In addition to his parents Mr. Falconer was preceded in death by his wife Ardelle Spencer Falconer and four brothers, Richard "Red" Falconer, Virgil "Bill" Falconer, Gerald "Punk" Falconer and Don Falconer.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Martha Lawrence and Leo-nard, of Kings Mountain; two grandchildren, Jodi Hartman and husband, Jonathan and Mike Lawrence and wife, Kelli and four great-grandchildren, Lani and Ali Hartman, Pamela and Riley Lawrence. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Sunday, August, 5, 2012 from 1:45 until 2:45 p.m. at Mary's Grove United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall and other times the family will be at the home of Martha Lawrence, 1535 Martin Rd. Kings Mountain, NC.
Funeral Services will be held at Mary's Grove United Methodist Church at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 5, 2012 with the Rev. Charlene Hutchings officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery with Military Rites by Cherryville American Legion Post 100.
Memorials may be made to Mary's Grove United Methodist Church, 1223 Mary's Grove Church Rd., Kings Mountain, NC 28086.
A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com. Stamey~Cherryville Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Falconer.