Obituaries

Obituaries

John Benjamin Ragsdale II 1973 - 2008 Topeka

Graveside services with military honors for John Benjamin Ragsdale II, 34, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. today at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Topeka.Mr. Ragsdale died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at his home.He was born Nov. 3, 1973, in Beaufort, S.C., the son of John and Sherlita Rivares Ragsdale. He was raised in South Carolina. He had lived in Topeka until recently moving to Lawrence.Mr. Ragsdale served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1992 to 2000. Survivors include his mother, Topeka; his father, Sitka, Alaska; and three sisters, Aleana Ragsdale and Jennifer Platte, both of Topeka, and Nora Caitlin Ragsdale, Alaska.Davidson Funeral Home in Topeka is in charge of arrangements.