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Donald C. Ralston

August 28, 1966 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 57) 57 Years Old

Donald Ralston Obituary

Donald ” Donnie” Ralston, age 57, of Maryville, IL, born on August 28, 1966, in E. St. Louis, Il, died on January 12, 2024, at St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

Donald was employed as a truck driver for Darling Ingredients International for 20 years.  He was a member of the Salty Dawgs Motorcycle Club of Southern Illinois. He loved playing his guitar, but his passion was riding his bike.

He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Alan Ralston and his paternal grandparents, Bud and Mary Ralston.

Donald is survived by his daughter, Amie Ralston; his former wife, Kim Tucker; grandchildren, Milasia and Remii Wilson; his father, Donald (Rebecca) Ralston of Staunton, IL; his mother, Kathy Wiley Martin of Oklahoma; his stepmother, Kadi Wiley; his brothers, Chris Ralston, Jason (Sarah) Ralston, Brian Jobe, and Kevin (Rebecca) Ralston; his sisters, Christy (Kirk) Chapman and Jodi (Jason) Pugh, and many loving nieces and nephews.

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Donnie’s family wants to give special thanks to the Salty Dawgs Motorcycle Club, especially TC, for their care and concern.

Memorials may be made to Special Olympics.

Visitation only will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL.  

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January 18, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kassly Mortuary, Ltd (Fairview Heights)


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