Ralph John Piet, Sr., 88, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 3, 2016. Born on June 10, 1928 in St. Augustine, FL to Frances and Antonica Reyes Piet, Ralph has lived in Suwannee County for over 40 years. Ralph was a member of St. Frances Xavier Catholic Church. He retired from the Florida Department of Agriculture and as owner and operator of Ralph's Rainbow Birdland. He enjoyed farming and raising his horses and cows.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, Angel Piet Grant; son, Raoul Duane Piet; and four brothers.
Ralph is survived by his sons, Shanne A. Piet (Andrea), Ralph John Piet, Jr., James R. Piet (Jana); daughters, Chantell Piet, Misty Piet; brother, Louis (Wilma) Piet, KY; thirteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and one due in February.
Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m on Friday, Oct. 7 at St. Frances Xavier Catholic Church, Live Oak, FL with Father Mitera officiating. Interment to follow at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6 at Daniels Funeral Home, Live Oak, FL.
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Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory of Live Oak and Branford, FL is in charge of all arrangements.
Published on  October 4, 2016