Ralph Martin was born on September 13, 1952, to Richard and Audrey Cayton Anderson in Midland, Texas. On July 27, 2004, Ralph married the love of his life, Terry Mahan in Lubbock, Texas.He was a hat maker and owned “The Hatters” in Austin, Texas. Ralph also owned and drove a long haul truck and trailer. He was a collector of coins and worked for Lubbock Rare Coins. Survivors include his wife, Terry Anderson; brother, Charles Anderson and wife, Karen; cousin, Michael Cayton and wife, Albertine; niece, Robyn Anderson; two nephews, Austin and Bradley Anderson; step daughter Casandra Hastings and husband David, and stepson Ryan.He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Jeanie Anderson.