Ralph L. Veals
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RALPH L. VEALS
November 25, 1926 ~ May 16, 2015

Ralph L. Veals, 88, of Vancouver, WA, passed away May 16, 2015. He was born in Carney's Point, NJ and attended Duke University under the US Navy V12 program. He graduated from Columbia University's Business School in 1948.
Ralph married Barbara M. Beardsley in Darien, CT in 1951 and their four children are: Pamela Roig, Susan Veals, John, and Mark. There are six grandchildren.
He was a member of Fort Vancouver Kiwanis and a Master Gardener.
Ralph was a Deacon and Assistant Treasurer of First Presbyterian Church, 4300 Main St., Vancouver, WA 98663, where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thurs., May 21, 2015.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.



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Published in The Columbian on May 19, 2015.
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May 26, 2015
Condolences to Ralph's family.
Jim Kautz
May 21, 2015
Ralph and I had a good deal of kinship over a dog he owned.The dog, the name escapes me, was fiercely protective of Ralph. Ralph wanted the dog to like me, but protective dog did not like my vibs and barked until we couldn't take it any longer. I believe Ralph wanted the dog to like me, for we were like brothers. But doggie thought otherwise. Ralph was a very special person, and so was his dog, a very special dog. Ralph's humor was special too. I think he was good at teasing too, for your own good.
May 21, 2015
Susan Veals
May 20, 2015
My sympathies to Barbara, Pamela, Susan, John, Mark, Daniel, Cynthia, Haley, Scott, Eric, and Ian.
Jill Steele
May 20, 2015
Ralph was a dedicated family man of great integrity who will be very much missed. My condolences to the Veals family.
Jill Steele
May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015
Ralph, Pamela, and Barbara Veals, approx 1958
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