March 05, 1935 - July 21, 2018
Ralph Ray Branch passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at his residence in Bogalusa, LA at 83 years old. He was born in Mississippi on March 5, 1935.
He was a great family man and loving husband, father, and especially grandfather and a wonderful provider and caregiver to his family. He enjoyed attending Monroe Street Baptist Church and loved hunting and fishing in his spare time.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Mrs. Betty Lynn Boyd Branch of Bogalusa, LA; one son, Kendel (Alicia) Branch of Pine, LA; his daughter, Brenda (James) Sullivan of Jacksonville, FL; four grandchildren, Maegan, Ashlee, Callie, and Dustin; five great-grandchildren, Jackson, Mcinnis, Natalee, Draven, and Charlee; and one sister, Victoria Creel of Franklinton, LA.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Levy and Dollie Branch; one son, Dale R. Branch; and four brothers and four sisters.
Services for Mr. Branch will be in the chapel at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home in Bogalusa, LA on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. and continue until time of funeral service at 2:00 P.M. Rev. Chad Jenkins and Elder Richard Magee will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Bogalusa, LA.