Entered into rest on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, Ralph Allen Walden, 94, loving husband of 74 years to the late Betty Walden. His children: Yvonne Greene and Barry Walden; grandchildren: Nancie Lavender (David), Joshua Greene, Halie Walden (Nate) and Amber Moore (Matt); great-grandchildren: Harlan Lavender, Winsdae Dischinger and Betty Ann Moore. Ralph was born in Laurens, GA and grew up on a farm. He served in WWII as a bomb disposal technician. After the war, he went to work for John P. King Mill as a loom fixer and retired as a shipping clerk with Deerfield Specialty Paper. He was a very strong man with a great love for his family and fishing. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son with Rev. Ralph and David Kitchens officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer’s Care at 1901 Central Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904.
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