Ralph Riley Hounshell

Ralph Riley Hounshell, 95, of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center in Winchester, Virginia.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 11 AM at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 West Main Street, Front Royal with Sammy Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Hounshell was born on December 6, 1923 in Rockwood, Pennsylvania to the late James Oliver and Lillie Frances Heishman Hounshell. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty Phyllis McKenzie Hounshell.

He was a produce manager with Safeway Foods for over thirty years and a farmer. He was a fifty year member of the Front Royal Moose Lodge and participated with the Senior Bowling League.

Survivors include his longtime companion, Lois Dodson of Front Royal; son, Bill Hounshell of Front Royal; daughter, Linda S. Walker of Fairfax, Virginia; two grandchildren, Donna Walker and Jim W. Walker both of Fairfax; brother, James Oliver Hounshell Jr. of Winchester and sister, Frances Lillie Shaheen of Michigan.

Pallbearers will be Bill McKenna, George Dodson, Clifton Dodson, Michael Henry, Scott Hounshell and Bill Hounshell.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

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