Ralph Waite, patriarch of TV's 'The Waltons,' dies at 85

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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014 12:00 am

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ralph Waite, who played the kind patriarch of a tight-knit rural Southern family on the TV series "The Waltons," has died, his manager said Thursday. He was 85.

Waite, who lived in the Palm Springs area, died midday Thursday, manager Alan Mills said. Mills, who did not know the cause of death, said he was taken aback because Waite had been in good health and still working.

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