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Donald Doyle Ragsdale
Visitation will be held at Salas Brother Funeral Chapel, 419 Scenic Drive, Modesto, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday for Donald Doyle Ragsdale, 73, of Keyes. He died peacefully on Oct. 9, 2010 in the company of his family.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday with interment following at Ceres Memorial Park.

Born Jan. 8, 1937 in Atlanta, Kan., Donald ad moved with his family to California as a child. After his service in the Army, he worked in floor covering and operated his own business. Don enjoyed traveling and square dancing.

He leaves behind his wife, Sarah Ragsdale; his daughters, Bronda Nidey and Jacklyn Tibbetts; his brother, William Ragsdale; his sister, Elva Wiseman; his grandchildren, Bronika Nidey, Derek Nidey, Shantel Tibbetts, Chelsey Tibbetts and Dustin Tibbetts; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wife Jackie, parents Rease and Goldie Ragsdale, and brothers, Kenneth Ragsdale, Wayne Ragsdale and Phil Ragsdale.

Remembrances may be sent to a favorite charity.

-Ceres Courier/ October 13, 2010