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Ralph Fred McLendon

July 12, 1942 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Ralph McLendon Obituary

Ralph Fred McClendon, age 81, passed away Friday, February 2, 2024 in Miramar Beach, Florida.  He was born on July 12, 1942, in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Ralph McLendon and Laura Frances Rushing.  Fred enjoyed spending time with family.  In his spare time he loved to fish.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary Lou McLendon; his parents, Ralph McLendon and Laura Frances Rushing McLendon; three sisters, Laura Bell McLendon, Margie McHenry, and Sara Ard; three brothers, John Ferrell McLendon, Edward Lee McLendon, Billy Ray McLendon and Jimmy Earl McLendon; grandson, Nicholas McLendon.

Fred is survived by his son, Freddie Lee McLendon and wife Nancy of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; daughter, Sarah Acker of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; grandsons, Chad McLendon and Jaden Carroll of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; granddaughters, Casey Turner and husband T.J., Stacey Sinclair and husband Adam, and Sierra Carroll all of DeFuniak Springs, Florida;  great grandchildren, Isacc, Zaine, Bo, Zoey, Liem, Emma and Dallas; brother, Robert Ronald McLendon and wife Maralyn; and many other nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A time of visitation will be held Sunday, February 11, 2024 from 5:00p.m. until 7:00p.m. in the chapel of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433.  Funeral services will be held Monday, February 12, 2024 beginning at 11:00a.m. in the chapel of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home.  Committal will follow at Cluster Spring Cemetery.

Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home of DeFuniak Springs. 


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A Time of Visitation
February 11, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Davis-Watkins Funeral Home Chapel
1474 State Highway 83 North
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433

Funeral Service
February 12, 2024

11:00 AM
Davis-Watkins Funeral Home Chapel
1474 State Highway 83 North
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433


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