Ronald Marshall Falls
1934 — 2022
Ronald Marshall Falls, 87, of Columbia, SC, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, January 23. Ronnie was born in High Point, NC on February 18, 1934. He was educated in the High Point school system and graduated from High Point High School in 1952. He attended Duke University on a football scholarship and graduated in 1956. During his time at Duke, he was selected as an All-American and was a member of the team in 1955 when Duke won the Orange Bowl. Ronnie, affectionately known as "Monk" by his friends, was a member of Kappa Alpha fraternity. Upon graduation, he was drafted overall #158 in the 14th round of the 1956 NFL draft as a linebacker by the Detroit Lions and played with the...