Ralph Ames Dolan, 81, of Sullivan, passed away at 3:22 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Aspen Creek in Sullivan.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial was in French Cemetery in Allenville. Ralph was born November 19, 1934 in Mattoon, a son of Carl Layton and Myrtle Ames Dolan. He graduated from Sullivan High School with the class of 1953, served in the Army and was a graduate of Eureka College. He served as the payroll master at the Palmer House in Chicago and also worked at Blaw-Knox in Mattoon as a security guard. In his retirement he worked at the Mattoon Walmart as a welcome greeter. Ralph was a lifetime member of First Christian Church of Sullivan. He was an avid reader and a dedicated sports fan who loved the St. Louis Cardinals; Ralph loved fishing, hunting and all of his animals he cared for on the farm. Read More