Ralph H. Rumley (November 21, 1928 – April 14, 1978) was born in Pulaski (Pulaski County; Virginia where he completed his education before joining the U.S. Navy in 1946. Most or his military service was spent in Adak, Alaska. Alter receiving his discharge in 1950, he came to Dade County, Georgia and married Bea Williams of Rising Fawn.

Ralph was employed with the Combustion Engineering Co for 28 years. During this time he and Bea owned and operated the Georgia Game Park just north of Rising Fawn where Mapco is now located.

He also served on the Board of Education and was very active with school activities and sports. He sponsored a soft bail team for many years; belonged to several organizations and was a Mason and Shiners. He attended Rising Fawn United Methodist Church. Raising beef cattle was his hobby.

Ralph and Bea had five children: Beverly Gail Stalling, Benita Ann Gross, Carolyn Sue Wright, Ted Maxwell and Ralph Quinton Rumley.

Ralph died an early death from an infected tooth and is interred in the Hanna Cemetery in Rising Fawn. (Submitted by Bea Rumley.)

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