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Ralph Earl Peele


Sunrise: March 9, 1950

Sunset: May 8, 2020

Ralph Earl Peele was born March 9, 1950 to Mr. Cornelius Peele Sr. and Lucille Cherry Peele of Bertie County, North Caroline. His nickname was “RP”. Most people called him ” the man with the truck” or “Mr. Ralph.” He graduated from Southwest High School with honors. He came to Virginia where he lived with his partner in life, Annettie Tyson for 40 yrs.

Ralph was a kind, gentle, giving person who loved to have fun and was a hard worker. He loved people and loved to have a good time. There was nothing he would not do for anyone. Ralph loved working on cars He would work on cars from sun up to sun down. He loved doing mechanical work. Ralph was helpful but quiet he would never raise his voice and always saw the good in people. He was employed by E.V. Williams where he worked for 40 years. E.V. Williams later became Branch Civil where he worked until he retired.

Ralph was predeceased in death by one son Calvin Peele. He leaves to cherish his memory his partner in life, Annettie
Tyson, his parents, Mr. Cornelious Peele, Sr. Mrs. Lucille Cherry Peele. Four brothers, Cornelius(Virginia) Lynwood, James, Timothy ( North Caroline) Two sisters Barbara (Richmond, VA) and Theresa (Newport News, VA). Five Children; Stacy Spivey,( New York), Trina Sesson (North Carolina), Ralph Green, Damonte Green both from, (New Jersey) and Eddie Tyson (Portsmouth, VA), several grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Viewing Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 2371 Graveside Service Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00pm Lincoln Cemetery 3901 Deep Creek Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23702 Interment Lincoln Cemetery 3901 Deep Creek Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23702 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Barbara Cross says

    May God grant the family, and friends peace and strength during your time of sorrow.

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    Clint and Jackie Cark says

    May God give you strength and peace during your time of bereavement.

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    michelle R long says

    May you rest in peace. You will truly miss. Love you papa Ralph.

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    Charles Curtis Rascoe, Jr says

    Ralph was a friend of everyone that knew him while at Southwestern High School!

    We will truly miss our friend! My sincere condolence go out to the family. May my condolence bring you comfort and may prayers ease the pain of this lose! 🙏❤️

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    Cynthia Dudley Jefferson says

    Poochie and Henry so sorry for your loss praying for and the family

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    PATRICIA A BLACKMORE says

    CASTINGALL OF YOUR CARES ON THE LORD FOR HE CARES FOR YOU. i THANK GOD FOR KNOWING RALPH FOR A LONG TIME HE WILL BE MISSED BUT FIND COMFORT IN KNOWING GOD DON’T MAKE MISTAKES WE LOVED HIM BUT GOD LOVED HIM BEST. i SAY TO AUNT LUCILLE AND UNCLE CORNILUS AND THE FAMILY TO KEEP THE MEMORIES OF THER SON, BROTHER, SISTER THE UNCLE AND GRANDFATHER. NO MATTER WHAT TRUST GOD.

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    Jackie Freeman says

    Rest In Peace Cuz

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