Charles “Charlie” W. Ralston

Last Updated on January 23, 2024 by Rans Funeral Homes

Charles “Charlie” W. Ralston, 85, of Walton passed away peacefully at 8:25 p.m., Sunday, January 21, 2024 at home.

Born on April 21, 1938 in Mexico, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Ira and Anna Mae (Herrod) Ralston.

He was a retried welder at Alloyed Custom Products in Delphi.  

Charlie enjoyed fishing, hunting, and singing country music.

Survivors include his wife, Nina Ralston of Walton, step children, Frank Welch of Flora, Edward Bruce of Flora and Douglas Welch (Tracey) of Flora, brother, Arnold Ralston, sister, Darlene Peck (Ronald) and grandchildren that he raised as his own, Joshua Welch and Tiffany Cook.  He is also survived by several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Services will be private.

Charlie’s online guestbook is available and condolences can be shared with the family at

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