The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 25, 2014

Ralphy Haddad

LAMAR, Mo. — Ralphy Isaac Haddad, 3 month-old son of Charles Haddad and Melissa Kennon, of Lamar, Mo., passed away Wednesday evening, Jan. 22, 2014, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

Ralphy was born Oct. 10, 2013, at Joplin, Mo., and was welcomed home by his brother and three sisters, Chyanne Nichole Dockery, Christin Rose Dockery, Robert Lee Christopher Thomas and Nevaeh Anna Eloise Faith Thomas.

In addition to his parents and siblings, Ralphy is survived by his paternal grandmother, Tabitha Markle, North Highland, Calif.; maternal grandparents, Donna Wolken, Erie, Kan., and Lonnie Kennon, Mount Vernon, Mo.; paternal great-grandmother, BettyJo Markle, Lamar; maternal great-grandparents, Verna Martin, Joplin, and Ernest Floor, Fort Worth, Texas; paternal great-great-grandparents, Pauline Tabernilla, Alameda, Calif., and LeRoy French Jr., Decatur, Ark.; and a large extended family.

A celebration of Ralphy's life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Lamar Family Ministry Center with Pastor Bob Petersen officiating. The family will receive friend from 4 until 5 p.m. Sunday at Daniel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lake Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Ralphy's family in care of the funeral home.

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