Ralph Warren Kolmer, 78, of Raleigh, died April 29, 2014 in Raleigh.
Ralph was born May 21, 1935 in Waterloo, son of Conrad Anthony and Helen Elizabeth (Rick) Kolmer.
He married Joyce Ann Whitlock on Feb. 10, 1973.
He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Raleigh.
Ralph is survived by his wife Joyce Ann Kolmer, son Keith (Jane) Kolmer; daughters Connie (James) Matzenbacher, Kimberly (Rodney) Nevois and Jackie Ann (Keith) Ital. He is also survived by grandchildren Keith Ital Jr., Shane (Lori) Matzenbacher, Jeff (Christina) Kaiser-Kolmer, Jesse (Katie) Ital, Jeremy Carle, DeAnn (Tom) Hughes, Cameron Nevois, Summer Kolmer, John J. (Jamie) Carle and Sedona Kolmer; great-grandchildren: Aaron (Lindsay) DeNoon, Douglas DeNoon, Rachelle DeNoon, Cole Matzenbacher, Ian Matzenbacher, Cohen Kolmer, Hallie DeAnn Hughes, Liam Ital, Sophia Grace Carle and Dawsyn Riya Matzenbacher; and great-great-grandchildren: Aden DeNoon and Asher DeNoon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Earl Kolmer and grandson Bradley James Matzenbacher.
Visitation took place May 2-3 at Watson Funeral Home in Eldorado and Baptist Church of Raleigh, respectively.
Funeral services took place May 3 at the church.