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The Final Goodnight

Actor Ralph Waite, best known as John Walton, Sr., the beloved father of the Walton family, passed away on February 13, 2014. Called the ultimate father figure, he continues to touch audiences in every episode of The Waltons. His character’s wisdom, values, compassion and love of family are legacies that will hold Ralph Waite forever in his fans’ hearts.

His INSP family mourns his loss.
Goodnight, Ralph.

Memories and tributes from fans and friends