Ralph Grant Loftin, 71, of Louisburg, passed away Saturday morning after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Grant was preceded in death by his parents, Cletus and Edna Loftin.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Grant is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Diane Duke Loftin; daughters and sons-in-law, Candy and Billy Dement of Louisburg; Penny and Rick Funai of Wilmington; son and daughter-in-law, Patrick and Kim Loftin of Knightdale; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sandy and Steve Lamm of Louisburg; Jenia and Ed Cannon of Raleigh; brother and sister-in-law, Barry and Linda Loftin of Louisburg; grandchildren, Reynolds Dement; Loftin Wrenn and husband, Jared; London Dement; William Dement; Sailor Funai; Zachary Loftin.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Building and Grounds Fund, 111 Laurel Mill Rd. Louisburg, NC 27549.
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.strick landfuneralhome.net