Ralph T. Pay, 82, of North Little Rock passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014. He served in the United States Navy and was a member of North Hills Baptist Church. He had a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and retired from Arkansas State Plant Board after 34 years of service. He was a lifelong farmer in Des Arc and Havana.

He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Elva Ramey Pay, of North Little Rock; brother, Joe Pay and his wife, Dorothy of Cabot; sister-in-law, Anna Mary Bryant, of Baton Rouge; sister-in-law, Martha Pay, of Pasadena, Texas; and many nieces, nephews and a multitude of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Rosa Pay; four brothers, Johnny, Bill, David and James Pay; and two sisters, Mary Geer and Betty Sue Cunningham.

Memorials may be made to North Hills Baptist Church, 9618 Hwy 107, Sherwood, Arkansas 72120.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., today, May 29 at North Little Rock Funeral Home. Burial will be 2 p.m., at Havana Cemetery in Havana.

Online obituary at www.SmithFamilyCares.com.