Mr. Michael Raylin Ralph, age 71, of Goodlettsville, passed away on April 9, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Columbia, TN on June 5, 1951 to Ms. Betty Thompson Ralph and the late Luther “LD” Ralph.
Michael enjoyed spending time with his family, was a classic cars enthusiast, enjoyed reading. He was also a caregiver to his elderly parents. He was a member of the Middle Tennessee Austin Healey Club and the British Car Club. He worked for Tennessee Department of Transportation for 40 years. He attended Peabody Demonstration School, now known as, University School of Nashville. He also attended Peabody College. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend who will be truly missed.
Michael is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Mrs. Susan Brown Ralph; son, Raylin Andrew Ralph; sister, Sharon Ralph (David Cook); and brother, Luther David Ralph, III. He is also survived by several extended family members.
A life celebration will be held at 1pm, Friday, April 14th in the chapel of Cole and Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville with burial at Beech Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 4-7pm and again from 12-1pm on Friday prior to the service.
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