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Ralph Oliver Dalrymple

August 7, 1953 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 68)


Ralph Oliver Dalrymple, Jr. 68, of Concord, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Big Elm Retirement & Nursing Center in Kannapolis.

Mr. Dalrymple was born August 7, 1953 in Dunkirk, NY to the late Ralph Oliver Dalrymple Sr. and Barbara Ann Jesinowski.
He was preceded in death by his sister Deborah Nevill, and father Ralph Dalrymple Sr.

Msgt. Ralph Dalrymple was a true soldier up until he took his last breath. He was known as Mick to all who loved him and Paka by his grandchildren. Mick was quite the character, with a quick wit who charmed everyone. You may even find him wearing a crazy hat but rarely ever any shoes.While he was quite the talented drummer and avid music lover, Mick cherished spending time with family and friends and was always the life of the party. He was a passionate man who loved life and lived it to the fullest. His true rewards were his three daughters whom he was so very proud of. He passed away peacefully in the presence of his oldest daughter.

Mick will be laid to rest at a later date in a memorial park in Florida where he lived, raised his family, and retired. Service date will be announced at a later time.  

Survivors include daughters, Lora Bartholow of Concord, NC.  Lisa Fits-Coy of Vero Beach, FL and Kathryn Narciso of Cummimg, GA , mother Barbara Ann McCormack of Morganton, NC five grandchildren C-erra D. Hilton, Brittany K Walker, Jennie M Chappell, Jeffrey Billings, Alexander Narciso. two great grandchildren Trentan N Chappell, and Aaliyah MJ Aistrop. two brothers, Matthew Dalrymple, and Chuck Dalrymple. two sisters, Betsie Peter, and Doris Dalrymple. His nephew CJ Dinnena of whom he was very fond and many other nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be given at time of service 

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