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Ralph E. Zamarron

April 12, 1931 ~ December 1, 2018 (age 87)

Ralph E. Zamarron, 87, went to be with his Lord on December 1, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born April 12, 1931 in Ashley, MI the son of Trinidad and Amelia Zamarron. Ralph graduated from Fulton High School in 1949. He was a medic in the Navy from 1949 to 1952 and played on the Navy traveling baseball team. He coached baseball for over 25 years, including women’s softball. He was a purchasing agent at Fisher Body retiring in 1991. On June 6, 1953 he married Sarah Lee Abbott and they had six children.  Ralph was a devoted man of God, his family and country. He and “Sal” danced ballroom and western for 30 years. The family camped every summer. He was always happiest when family was together. Ralph was a member of First Baptist Church for 20 years. Surviving is his wife of 65 years, Sarah Lee; children, Vicki Lee (John) Wieber, Kathy Rae (Toby) Bresnahan, Jill Ann (Ted) Loznak, Buz Edward (Trish) Zamarron, Kari Lyn Zamarron, and Brub Michael (Vickie) Zamarron; twenty grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two brothers, Dan Zamarron and Ted (Carol) Zamarron; three sisters-in-law, Pat and Mary Zamarron and Fran Abbott along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Ben, George, Tom, Robert and Dave; four sisters, Emily, Juanita, Mary Ann Zamarron and Louise Wing; two brothers-in-law, Ernest Wing and Norman Abbott; four sisters-in-law,  Lillian, Dalice, Jean and Donnavere Zamarron.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, December 8, 2018 at First Baptist Church 512 S. US 27, St. Johns with Pastor Tim Knaus officiating. Military honors will be provided by the St. Johns Honor Guard. Interment will take place at 2:30 PM at Eureka Cemetery. Visitation is 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday, December 7 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns. Memorials may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association 912 Killian Hill Rd. S.W., Kilburn, GA 30047.  Ralph’s family extends a special thanks to Rosewood Adult Foster Care for their excellent care and love shown to Ralph this past year.

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