Ralph "Big Al" A Patsel
November 24, 1933 – June 11, 2019
Ralph Allan Patsel, “Big Al”, 85, passed away on June 11, 2019 in Springdale, Arkansas. He was born on November 23, 1933 in San Francisco, California to the late Ralph and Hilda (Chase) Patsel. His passion was basketball, the game he played while in college and in the Army prior to being a Teamster. Ralph had a great imagination and was very creative. He had a magnetic personality that captured the hearts of many along with his wit and resourcefulness. We will all miss his corny jokes. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Roxanna Wolford. Ralph is survived by his daughters, Debra Patsel of New Jersey, Karin Linenbrink of Springdale, Arkansas, and Tina Smith of California; his brother, Mel Patsel of California; grandchildren, Joshua Suttle, William and Kayla Linenbrink, Devon Patsel, and Lindsay and Amber Smith. There will be no public service or memorial. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in his honor to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org or the American Heart Association, www.heart.org. Arrangements are under the care of Rollins Funeral Home in Rogers. Online condolences can be made at www.rollinsfuneral.com.