Ralph Edwin Stein, Jr., 67, of Ocean Springs, passed away Monday, May 29, 2006 in Ocean Springs.

Mr. Stein was a native of Hammond, LA and had been a member of the community for the past 20 years. He served in the US Navy and retired from Litton Industries after over 25 years of service.

Mr. Stein was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Patrice M. Stein and his father, Ralph E. Stein, Sr.

Mr. Stein is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Darcy McClellan and husband Mark of Ocean Springs; his mother, Grace L. Gainey of Ocean Springs; three grandchildren, Victoria, Bryan and Michael McClellan all of Ocean Springs; his sister, Joyce Blaskovich and husband Frank of Apthos, CA; and his brother, Ronald Jerry Stein and wife Barbara of Pensacola, FL.