Robert Odel Ralston, age 79, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018. Born on October 8, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Ethel and Henry Ralston. Proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Graduate of University of Cincinnati (BBA) and Xavier University (MBA).
After many years of working at Cincinnati Milacron, he held executive roles at RDD in Erie, PA and Mazak in Florence, KY.
He was active in the Scottish Rite Masons and led the Scottish Rite Northern Masonic Jurisdiction as Sovereign Grand Commander from 1993-2003.
Robert is survived by Susann (nee Fels), his loving wife of 55 years, daughter Julee Nies and granddaughter Ella, and son, Stephen and grandchildren Coulter and Devin Ralston.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, William and Thomas, and his sisters, Mildred, Betty and Nanny Ruth.
Visitation at 10 am on Friday, September 7, 2018, at Mason Christian Village chapel. Services at 11 am. Burial to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Montgomery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Children’s Dyslexia Centers of Cincinnati. 317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. http://www.cdcoc.org/donate/