Local obituary notices in Tupelo, MS
Monday Jun 29 | via The Lakeland Ledger
JUANITA L. RATLIFF, 84 HAINES CITY - Juanita L. Ratliff, 84, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, June 27, 2015, and she is walking on the streets of gold today on both feet. She was born August 26, 1930, to Ervin and Lessie Harris in Tupelo, MS. Comment?
Sunday Jun 21 | via Converge! Network Digest
Comcast mourned the passing of its Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Ralph J. Roberts, who died of natural causes at age 95. Ralph Roberts founded Comcast in 1963 with the purchase of a 1,200-subscriber cable system in Tupelo, Mississippi. Over the following decades, he grew the company from its humble roots as a small, regional cable company into the global Fortune 50 media and technology leader. Comment?
Saturday Jun 20 | via Buenos Aires Herald
Ralph Roberts, the founder and chairman emeritus of Comcast Corp who transformed the company into the largest US cable-television operator, died yesterday in Philadelphia of natural causes. He was 95. Roberts co-founded American Cable Systems Inc in Tupelo, Mississippi, in 1963 as a 1,200-subscriber service, and later renamed it Comcast. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via PressReleasePoint
Today we are deeply saddened to announce that Ralph J. Roberts, husband, father and grandfather, died of natural causes last night in Philadelphia, PA. He was 95. "Ralph was a remarkable man who touched the lives of so many people. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via WebProNews
"Ralph was a born entrepreneur, a visionary businessman, a philanthropist and a wonderful human being. Ralph built Comcast into one of America's greatest companies and his vision and spirit have been at the heart of Comcast and our culture for 50 years. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Bangor Daily News
Comcast Corp. founder and prominent cable industry executive Ralph Roberts died Thursday at the age of 95, the company said. Roberts, who set up Comcast after he bought a small cable television operator in Tupelo, Mississippi, in 1963, died of natural causes in Philadelphia, Comcast said in a statement. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Norwalk Citizen News
In this March 11, 2010 file photo, Comcast Corporation founder Ralph Roberts attends a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on consumers, competition, and the proposed Comcast-NBC merger, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Roberts, a businessman with a gentle demeanor who built Comcast from a small cable TV system in Mississippi into one of the nation's largest entertainment companies, has died. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Reuters
Roberts founded Comcast when he bought a small cable television system in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1963, and was responsible for growing the company into a $150 billion media conglomerate. "Ralph was a born entrepreneur, a visionary businessman, a philanthropist and a wonderful human being," the company said in a statement. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Business Wire
He was 95. Ralph Roberts was a born entrepreneur, great American businessman and philanthropist, who played a key role in the development of the cable television business. He founded Comcast in 1963 with the purchase of a 1,200-subscriber cable system in Tupelo, Mississippi. Comment?
Sunday Jun 14 | via Newms360.com
After the storms passed Saturday evening, the sun shone brightly Sunday morning at Ballard Park, as community members gathered to pay their respects for a young boy who was killed tragically. Lane Rodgers, 10, of Byhalia, died Saturday after a falling limb snapped and hit the young boy in the back of the head during heavy rainfall and wind at the ball field. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via Newms360.com
Longtime East Tupelo resident and active community member Lawrence Stanley's legacy was honored this morning with a dedication ceremony renaming La-Ti-Ka Street in Veterans Park to Lawrence Stanley Memorial Drive. The street now bears Stanley's name on signs by the public works department. Comment?
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