Funeral services for Ralph J. Glapion, age 61 of Petersburg, will be conducted Thursday at 1:00PM at the Hope Assembly of God with Pastor Ben Johnson officiating. Mr. Glapion passed away Saturday in Huntsville Hospital.
A native of New Orleans, LA, Mr. Glapion was the son of the late Walter “Jamica” and Josephine Grubbs Glapion, Sr., was a veteran of the U.S. Army, an Electrical engineer and an avid outdoorsman.
Survivors include his wife Jan Elders Glapion of Petersburg, daughter Shannon M. Glapion of New Orleans, LA, sons Ian M. Glapion of Fayetteville, TN, Michael (Tina) Dillen of Spanish Fort, AL, and Sgt. Samuel Jason Konecny of Ft. Hood, TX, two
grandchildren Jaylen Christopher Richard Glapion of New Orleans, LA and Samantha Marie Konecny, sisters Joyce Glapion Shanklin of Fayetteville, TN, Kay (Malcolm) Bonseigneur of New Orleans, LA, brother Walter A. Glapion Jr and fiance Kathy Wilcox of New Orleans, LA, brothers-in-law Gary Elders and Jeff (Amanda) Elders of Theodore, AL, and a host of nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Mr. Glapion was preceded in death by sister Fern Glapion Brady, brother-in-law Edward “Papa Shank” Shanklin and sister-in-law Brenda Sissac Glapion.
Ralph never met a stranger and was an all round cool guy.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday from 10am-1pm at Hope Assembly of God.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Forever Wild, 64 N. Union St., Montgomery, AL 36130
So sorry to hear of your loss. Such a sad last few months for you all; yet such rejoicing for the two who have already seen Our Lord face to face. Imagine their happiness! Love to Ian, Stacy’s Mom
Ian – We are so sorry for your loss. Just wanted you to know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Windell and Barbara
Our deepest sympathies to you at this time.
Ralph and I worked together at Future Electronics and I will never forget him. Ralph was a joy to be around. His positive attitude and outlook on life brightened everyone’s day. His laugh, his stories, and his sense of humor will be missed.
Thank you for sharing him with us.
Dear Mrs. Glapion,
We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of Ralph. Please allow all of us at Triton Systems engineering to extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family as you struggle through this tough time, and we mourn the loss along with you.
JJ and Joe, and staff
Electrical Engineers at Triton
Jan, We are so sorry and shocked at Ralph’s death. He and you have both been wonderful neighbors to us and we have always been thankful for you. Please accept our sympathies…..we would be honored to help in any way now or in the future.
Dear Mrs. Glapion,
I am so sorry to hear of Ralph’s passing and would like to extend my deepest condolences. Your husband was a respected advisor and vendor for our company and will be missed by all that worked with him. We will be forever grateful for all of Ralph’s contributions to our company.
Please extend my deepest sympathies to your children and family and let them know that their Father was held in high regard. I will be praying for you all.
With much sadness,
Pro Charging Systems, LLC