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.
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