Ralph Old, age 90, passed away March 5, 2016 at his home in Ocala, Fla., after a long battle with cancer.  He was a long-time friend of the Tennessee Walking Horse. He owned and developed walking horses all his life.

Ralph was born June 24, 1925 in Water Town, Tenn.  He owned Pine Hurst Realty Company in Atlanta, Ga., and, later, developed water-front homes on Lake Hartwell.  He owned a cattle farm in Winston Salem, NC, and bred and raised Limousine, Black Angus, and Kenana cattle, among other breeds.

Ralph is survived by four sons, three grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

He will be missed.