Ralph D. Kemmerle, 83, of Royse City passed away March 11, 2010.
He was born Nov. 7, 1926, in Houston, to Ralph Daniel and Kathryne (Hobson) Kemmerle. Ralph proudly served his country during World War II in the United States Navy and continued to serve in the Navy reserves. He was a field service representative with Vought Aircraft for 38 years until his retirement in 1988. Ralph was a Master Mason with Masonic Lodge 1312 in Cockrell Hill.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene (Norwine) Kemmerle of Royse City; sons Ralph Kemmerle of Ennis and Michael David Kemmerle and wife Pat of Dallas; daughters Linda Ralene Fleming and husband Jim of Lake Whitney, Paula Irene Perkins and husband D.J. of Royse City and Robbye Lynn Hird and husband Jay of Terrell; 14 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren with another on the way; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services were held at 12:30 p.m., March 17, at Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, Texas 75211, with Dr. Aubrey Patterson officiating.
Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Published on  March 19, 2010