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Ralph Rayvon Colon, 66, of Gloucester, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.

He was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, and was the son of the late Angel Ralph and Zelva Toler Colon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and retired from the Transportation Department of Gloucester County School System. He retired in 2013 after 21 years.

He is survived by his wife, Linda E. Colon; son, Lucas M. Colon and his wife Mindy; grandchildren, Zachary, Kaya, Jeremy, Julie, Avery, Landon; brothers, Audie Colon and Gil Colon; cousins, Ilonda Gregory, Nadien Smith, Kathy Netherland, John Payne, and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society or to your favorite charity.

Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory was in charge of arrangements.

“Being on the Chesapeake Bay, it was no wonder to him that this is God’s Country.”