Ralph Raoul


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Ralph Raoul Percival

Aug 25 1929 - Dec 20 2006

Mr. Ralph Raoul Percival, age 77, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Princeton, passed away December 20, 2006. He was born August 25, 1929, in Clarendon, Texas to Herman Leon and Peggy Allien (Gardner) Percival. In 1971 he married Georgie Lenora Moore in McKinney, Texas. After graduating from college, he proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Ralph retired from Boeing and spent most of his time with Georgie and their twenty-three adopted Pomeranians; planting many native plants on their property overlooking Lake Lavon and working in his workshop. He also enjoyed making large model airplanes to scale. Ralph's largest project was the research and building of a powerful Telsa Coil. Both he and Georgie enjoyed retirement and a quiet and peaceful life overlooking the lake. He is survived by his daughter, Diane Tucker and husband, Larry of Houston, Texas; brother, Joe Percival and wife, Judy of Grand Prairie, Texas; his sister, Jean Marie Morrow and husband, Kenneth of Clarendon, Texas; Ralph was preceded in death by his wife, Georgie Percival and his step-son, Douglas Wayne, an honored Eagle Scout. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2006 at Ridgeview Memorial Park and will include the Color Guard Flag Ceremony and the beautiful Trinity of Doves presentation. Dr. Mark Forrest will officiate. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Tuesday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends beginning at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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