Gary Wayne Ralston

November 11, 1955November 13, 2015

Gary Wayne Ralston, 60, of 179 Maine Circle, passed away Friday, November 13, 2015 at Augusta Health. Born November 11, 1955, he was the son of the late Jack D. and Mary Ramsey Ralston. He was a veteran of the United States Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Gary Wayne Ralston, Jr. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Sue Ralston, a step-son, Jeremy Palmer, special children in his life; Kylie, Michelle, Jasper, Jerimiah, James, Selena, Emily and three special girls who visited him during his illness, Shawna Shifflett, Nalleli Fransisco and Denise Hinojos-grado. He also leaves sisters-in-law Sharon Mutherspaw, Annabelle Chandler, Billie Bartley, brothers-in-law David Chandler, Charlie Chandler, Gary Bartley, as well as a number of nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the Staunton Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes with Pastors Luke Smith and David Ball officiating. Burial will follow in Augusta Memorial Park with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 340. Active pallbearers will be Eddie Yount, Jerry Vandeavander, David T. Chandler, Gary Bartley, Charlie Chandler and Brandon Mutherspaw. Honorary pallbearers will be Chad Bartley, John Bartley, David W. Chandler, Chuck Monroe, Nick Mutherspaw and Billy Shifflett. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the funeral home. The family wishes to give a special thank-you to the hospice nurses, volunteer interim nurses and the nurses of the Staunton Veteran’s Clinic. Friends and family are invited to share a memory, send condolences and sign the guest book by visiting



  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, November 18, 2015


  • Interment, Officiating


Gary Wayne Ralston

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Julie Rhodes

November 18, 2015

So sorry for your loss....

Staunton VA Clinic

November 18, 2015

Truly sorry for your loss.

Barbara-Howard Wood

November 17, 2015

Peggy and girls our prayers are with you at this time of loss in your life. We are sorry and if Howard and I can do anything please let us know. I can't imagine the hurt and emptiness you all feel right now but do remember all the good times and memories you all have because I know Gary loved you and those girlsand he will be watching over all of you

Maggie Manley

November 17, 2015

So sorry for your loss please let me know if there anything I can do

Barbara Miller

November 17, 2015

So sorry for your loss .prayers for you .

Amy Kerr

November 17, 2015

Peggy and girls, We are so sorry for your loss. If there is anything we can do, please let us know. Love you.
The Kerrs

Barbara (Dolly) Ramsey

November 17, 2015

Peggy I am so sorry for loss keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers

Debra Huntley Sheets

November 17, 2015

Peggy I"M so sorry for your loss and I know what you are feeling right now I have been through it for the last year I cant tell you it will get easier but you will learn to live just always remember he is still with you you just cant see him

Bob and Margaret Chandler

November 16, 2015

May God be a source of your strength at this difficult time.

carrie & gary lotts

November 16, 2015

Peggy we are so sorry for your loss.