Dr. John William Ralston was born November 5, 1976, to Elizabeth Welch Ralston and the late J. Kenneth Ralston. He departed this life Sunday, November 20, 2022 at his home in Eagleville, Tennessee from lung failure.
Dr. Ralston graduated from Greeneville High School in 1995. He earned a scholarship to the Honors College at East Tennessee State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. degree in chemistry in 1999. From there he went to the Quillen College of Medicine, earning his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2003.