Ralph C. Riney, of Sherwood, Arkansas, was born on June 28, 1947 and went home to be with
his Lord on February 7, 2019 at the age of 71.
He was a beloved member of the Deaf Community, a proud 1967 graduate of the Arkansas School for the Deaf, Little Rock, Arkansas
and a faithful member and servant of Sylvan Hills Church of Christ Deaf Ministry.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Daphne, of 41 years; his parents, Leo A. and Jennie Riney of Osceola, Arkansas; his brothers, John (Jay) Riney of Matton, Illinois, and Samuel Riney of Osceola, Arkansas.
He is survived by his daughter, Belle McGhee; her husband, Tommy; and three grandchildren,
of North Little Rock, Arkansas; nine brothers and sisters, as well as numerous nieces and
nephews in Osceola, Arkansas.
Visitation and funeral will be held at Sylvan Hills Church of Christ, Sherwood Arkansas on
Friday, February 15, 2019. Visitation will begin at 11am and the Funeral will begin at 12pm. The
funeral service will be live streamed on Facebook at Sylvan Hills Church of Christ.
American Sign Language Interpreting services will be provided for both visitation and funeral
Interpreters will be visible on the Facebook live streaming.
Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400
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