Ralph Wesley Batten Sr., 78, of St. Marys passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at UF Health in Jacksonville, Fla.
Born May 17, 1940, in Pearson, he was the son of the late Elisha and Myrle Batten. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Jane E. Batten; brothers, Walter Batten and Aubrey Batten; and sister, Alice Marie Batten White.
Mr. Batten was retired from Gilman Paper Company with more than 30 years of service.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Three Rivers Church on Miller Street in St. Marys with Pastor Mike Roddy officiating.
Survivors include his children, Ralph W. Batten Jr. (Sherry), David R. Batten (Chris) and Lonnie J. Batten (Susan); sister, Mildred Deen; brothers, Clinton Batten and Herman Batten; and a grandchild, Calib D. Batten.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.