Ralph Dean Haynie Jr.

A Celebration of Life and time of remembering for Ralph Dean Haynie Jr. will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 10 at the Cortez Elks Lodge, 2100 N. Dolores Road, Cortez.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Dean Haynie Sr. and Margaret Elizabeth (Maxon) Haynie; his first wife, Audice Haynie; and his daughters, Tammy Lou Wilkins and Kim Cruzan. Ralph touched many lives with his down-home, country-boy demeanor.

His memory and spirit will forever thrive in the hearts of his surviving family members, fiancée, Sally S. Mills and their “babies” Muffin and Bo; brother, Louis Charles Haynie; step-daughters, Darline Williams and Paulette Rogers; plus numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews as well as many, many life-long friends.

Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. To send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.