Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

August 30, 2013

Retired Major Ralph E. Dudley

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Retired Major Ralph E. Dudley of the United States Air Force, passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, with his family by his side at the age of  83.

He was born June 13, 1930, to Virgil and Ethel Dudley. He served 20 years in the United States Air Force.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Ethel Dudley; and brother, Donald Dudley.

Survivors include his wife, Laverne Dudley; daughter, Bambi Offield and husband Dan; grandchildren, Joshuah Offield, Jacob Offield and Taylor Mooneyhan.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at Calvary Worship Center with Gary Johnston officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jim Johnson, Jamil Johnson, Frank “Bo” Murphey, Jimmy D. Coker, Taylor Mooneyhan, Joshua Offield, Jake Offield and Neal Ivie.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Major Ralph E. Dudley obituary.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.