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Ralph Donald Gettys

Ralph Donald Gettys, 85 of Casar Road, Lawndale passed away, Friday,
February 23, 2018 at his residence.

Born June 1, 1932 in Cleveland County, he was a son of the late Cleland
Kuester Gettys and Pearl Wesson Gettys. He was the barber at Lattimore
Barber Shop for 52 years. Don was a charter member of Canaan Baptist Church
where he served as a past deacon for many years. He served in the US Navy
during the Korean Conflict.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death a sister, Ruth

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Stella Luckadoo Gettys; son, Darrell
Gettys & wife, Crystal of Goldsboro, NC; daughter, Donna Deskin and husband,
Tommy of Shelby; two brothers, Charles Gettys and wife, Judy and Roger
Gettys and wife, Teresa both of Polkville; two grandchildren, Kristen Gettys
and Donnie Deskin and one step-grandchild, Blair Lambert.

Visitation will be 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sunday at Canaan Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be 3:00 PM, Sunday at Canaan Baptist Church with Rev.
Patrick Mourglea officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Canaan Baptist Church Missionary Fund, PO Box 216,
Casar NC 28020.

A guest register is available at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com

Arrangements entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center,

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