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Ralph Dalton Forrester
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Ralph Dalton Forrester
GREER, S.C. -- Ralph Dalton Forrester, 94, passed away December 17, 2018, at his residence after a brief illness.
    A native of Greenville County, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Thomas and Lillie Campbell Forrester. He joined the U.S. Navy and served for many years.
    He later worked and retired as a building contractor.
    He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Greer.
    Mr. Forrester was predeceased by one grandson, Jamey Alderman; two sisters, Edith Seay and Ina Kemp; and two brothers, Cecil Forrester and Quain Forrester.
    Surviving are his wife, Willodean Mills Forrester of Greer, S.C.; two sons, Dean Forrester (Molly) and Kevin Forrester (Pam), both of Greer; a daughter, Rhonda Alderman (Max) of Statesboro, Ga.; three sisters, Effie Stewart and Floy Sloan, both of Greer; and Ruth Ellen Clayton of Campobello; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive visitors on Friday from 1:30-2:45 p.m. at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Greer, S.C.
    The funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2018, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Ronnie Williams, the Rev. Joe Seay and the Rev. Max Alderman. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
    Pallbearers will be John Kemp, Andrew Smith, Jerry Thompson, Ashley Alderman, Hunter Forrester and Corbin Brooks.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Purple Heart Homes, P.O. Box 5535, Statesville, NC 28687.
    Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com.
    Obituary placed by Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro.

Statesboro Herald, December 21, 2018
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