Ralph Devasier

Nov 1st, 1935 - Oct 31st, 2017


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Sat, Nov. 4th, 2017 9am-11am


Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Sat, Nov. 4th, 2017 2:30pm

Ralph Devasier

Marion-Ralph Devasier, 81, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at his home.

Ralph was born on November 1, 1935 in Obion, TN to Lloyd and Virginia (Yates) Devasier.  He married Sandra Mack on October 22, 1960 in Chicago.  She survives of Marion.

Ralph served in the U.S. Army.  He retired from the VA where he worked in computers.  Ralph was active in the VFW Ritual Team for many years and started the military breakfast program.  He was a past American Legion officer and was a member of the American Legion and VFW Post 1301.  Ralph was of Baptist faith and enjoyed hunting.

He was preceded in death by his parents and twin brother, Ray Devasier.

Graveside services will be held at 2:30pm on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Obion, TN.  Visitation will be on Saturday from 9am until 11am at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Military Rites being performed by the Marion VFW Post 1301 with assistance from the National Guard.

Memorials may be made to the VFW Ritual Team and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/PO Box 411/Marion, IL 62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit bluefuneralhome.com


5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Pat Stearns & Don Burgrabe

    From: , Illinois

    Date: November 3, 2017

    Sandy – our thoughts & prayers are with you – may your faith provide strength in the coming days. Extending our deepest sympathy – Ralph will surely been missed by his friends on the Ritual Team and at the Legion.

  • Guest: Barbara Kerstein/Madigan

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: November 3, 2017

    I’m so sorry for your loss. He was a good man and will be missed.

  • Guest: Sonja Fleming

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: November 3, 2017

    I am so sorry Sandy for your loss. He was always so nice. He would ask me sometimes at the Legion if I felt Lucky when I bought my tickets and I always said, “Yes, but I’ll probably never win and he said the same thing. I will miss him on Fri Nites.

  • Guest: Peggy Davis

    From: , Illinois

    Date: November 3, 2017

    Sandy, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. God bless you.

  • Guest: Jackie Johnson

    From: Aiken, South Carolina

    Date: November 11, 2017

    Sandy I am so sorry to hear about Ralph. I always liked him when I saw him at the VFW. I pray that our God will hold you in His comforting hands in the days and nights ahead