The Waltons' Ralph Waite Dies at 85
Ralph Waite, most popular for his role as John Walton Sr. on the 1970's TV series, The Waltons, died in his home in Palm Springs on Thursday morning. Waite was 85. He left behind his wife, Linda Waite, two daughters and a step-son. Not only an actor, Waite served as a Marine, social worker, Presbyterian minister and a three-time Democratic candidate for Congress from California.
By Jordan Moses
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