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Ralph Smith

October 20, 1934 ~ April 19, 2019 (age 84)

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Ralph Smith, 84, of Salter Path, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 at Carteret Health Care of Morehead City.

Ralph was a life was a lifelong member and choir member of Salter Path United Methodist Church. 

A celebration of life will be held for Ralph and his son Kenny at 2:00 PM Tuesday at the Salter Path United Methodist Church in Salter Path with Pastor David Bratton officiating.  Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park in Morehead City.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ann Norcom Smith of Salter Path; son, Ralph Keith Smith and wife, Teresa of Cocoa, FL; daughter, Barbara Anderson of Salter Path; grandchildren, Tal Anderson III and wife, Rachel of Raleigh; Benny Anderson and wife, EJ of Morehead City; Brandi Smith of Morehead City; Barie Rubin and husband, Jason of Titusville, FL; seven great granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elijah and Lila Smith; son, Kenny Smith; son-in-law, Harold Anderson Jr., his ten siblings, and five sisters- in- law.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 Monday at the church.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to Salter Path United Methodist Church, PO Box 70, Salter Path, NC  28575 or the Broad Street Clinic, 534 North 35th Street, Suite K, Morehead City, NC  28557.

Electronic condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.

To send flowers to Ralph's family, please visit our floral store.


April 22, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Salter Path United Methodist Church
1200 Salter Path Rd.
Salter Path, NC 28512

Celebration of Life
April 23, 2019

2:00 PM
Salter Path United Methodist Church
1200 Salter Path Rd.
Salter Path, NC 28512

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