Ralph Waite (June Ralph Waite reportedly died peaceful due to "old-age " reloaded illnesses. ,Ralph Waite was an actor best known for his role as John Walton on TV's The Waltons in the He is also known for his role as Slater in Roots.
Ralph Waite born June 1928 in White Plains, New York, died: Feb. 2014 (age in Palm Desert, California. He was an American actor best known for his role as John Walton on The Waltons TV series, and later a US Congressman.
Apr 1978 - Will Geer, actor (Grandpa Walton-Waltons), died at As Will Geer was dying on April of respiratory failure, his family sang Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" and recited poems by Robert Frost at his deathbed.from Frankfo