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Ralph A. Carnley

August 18, 1946 - November 22, 2016

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Ralph A. Carnley Jr., 70, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016 in Orange Park, FL. He was born August 18, 1946 to Ralph and Lillian Carnley in Jacksonville, FL. Ralph was a huge FSU football fan, loved golf and traveling with his wife all over the world. After Ralph graduated from Florida State University with his BS degree in physics, he went on to serve his country as a naval aviator attached to the USS Intrepid from 1968 to 1972. While at FSU, he was one of 8 founding Fathers of Nu Delta Chapter of...

Ralph A. Carnley Jr., 70, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016 in Orange Park, FL. He was born August 18, 1946 to Ralph and Lillian Carnley in Jacksonville, FL. Ralph was a huge FSU football fan, loved golf and traveling with his wife all over the world. After Ralph graduated from Florida State University with his BS degree in physics, he went on to serve his country as a naval aviator attached to the USS Intrepid from 1968 to 1972. While at FSU, he was one of 8 founding Fathers of Nu Delta Chapter of the Chi Phi Fraternity and was inducted as a Brother in September 1965. Ralph felt he needed to pursue more education and graduated from UNF with his Master's in Business Administration. He was a member of Island View Baptist Church in which he was a deacon and played trumpet in the orchestra. Music was a big part of his life but his family was his true inspiration, he loved them dearly. Ralph is survived by his wife of 38 years Carliss, two daughters Johnicca (Mark) Gayne, Scarlett (William) Haines, two grandchildren Mitchell, Brooke, one brother Kenneth (Nicky) Carnley, numerous nieces and a nephew as well as great nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held at Town & Country Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32205 on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 6-8pm. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11am at Island View Baptist Church, 900 Park Ave., Orange Park, FL 32073 with interment on Monday, December 5, 2016 in Maben, MS.