Ralph Clement Herden

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“To the Herden Family: My heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends during this difficult time. I hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians...Read More »
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“I have known this family for many many years. Such a delightful family. I think about Mary Jean quite a lot. Ralph was such a gentle man, who loved...Read More »
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“The entire Detz family sends their deepest condolences to all of Ralph's family. He was a fantastic neighbor and we will certainly miss our talks...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Melissa Detz - Huntsville, AL

“The entire Detz family is so saddened to learn of Ralph's passing. He was a great neighbor and I know Chuck and I will miss him and our talks over...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Melissa Detz - Huntsville, AL

Ralph was born on August 22, 1929 and passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

Ralph was a resident of Huntsville, Alabama at the time of passing.

He was a well-known engineer with the Space Program, working on unmanned missile programs through the Apollo programs, before ending his career with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 24 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. The funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church with Father Michael Mac Mahon officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery.