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Ralph O. Pauley Jr.

December 8, 1945 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 74)

Obituary

Ralph Overton Pauley of Heritage Pines passed away on March 11, 2020 at Bayonet Point Medical Plaza.  He will be buried at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida where a private ceremony will be held.  A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.


Ralph Overton Pauley, 74, of Hudson, FL, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Bayonet Point Medical Plaza.  Born December 8, 1945 in Oak Hill, West Virginia, son of Ralph Overton Pauley, Sr. and Lorraine Settle Pauley.  Ralph served in the US Navy and US Army.  He retired from Chrysler in Belvedere, IL in 1997.  Ralph was an active and passionate member of the UAW and the Region 8 Veterans Organization.  He is survived by his loving wife, Janette Pauley of 26 years; son, David (Kai) Pauley of Belvedere, IL; stepsons Jason (Nicole) Swart of Colfax, WI, Logan (Elle) Swart of Milton, WI; grandchildren Hayley (Nathan) Evans of Galveston, IN; Nicholas and Lucas Pauley, Sophia and Courtney White, Morgan Swart, Mila Swart; great-grandchildren Marshall James Evans and Aspen Pauley; brother Robert Pauley (WI); and sister, Eydie Kay (KY).  He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Pauley.  Ralph loved life.  He loved music, auto racing, travel (especially their annual trip to Mexico), making people laugh, and spending time with his beloved family.  He will be buried at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida where a private ceremony will be held.  A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Ralph Pauley to Special Operations Warrior Foundation at https://specialops.org.

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