Ralph Ice
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Obituary for Ralph D. Ice

Ralph David Ice, 86, of Paden City, died July 22, 2010, at Madison Nursing Center from complications of injuries sustained in a traffic accident last summer. He was born in Sistersville, WV, on April 28, 1924, to the late Daniel and Edna Ice. He graduated from Sistersville High School with the class of 1941. A veteran of WWII, he was a tail gunner on a B-17 with the U.S. Army Air Forces. He married Mildred Fisher Ice on July 12, 1947. Retired in 1986 after 28 years with Consolidated Aluminum in Hannibal, Ohio, he began a second career in 1987 working at Trowbridge-Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 73 A.F. & A.M. and the American Legion Post No. 86. He was a faithful member of the Paden City Christian Church for 55 years, where he served in many offices, including elder and trustee. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mildred Ice; two daughters, Joyce Ice and Karen Schiffbauer, sons-in-law Ron Latimer and Earl Schiffbauer, and his granddaughter Elisabeth Schiffbauer, all of Morgantown; his sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Kenneth Johnson of Sistersville; his in-laws, Mary Alice Cozart, of Pentwater, MI: John and Jane Fisher, Jim and Regina Fisher, Helen Fisher, all of Elyria, OH; Bill Goddard, of Sebring, FL; Ed Cunningham of Morgantown, and Karen and Joe Tennant of Jacksonburg; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Virginia and her husband Denzil Jones; and his brother John and sister-in-law Virginia Ice. Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 Friday, July 23, 2010 at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home in Paden City, WV. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2010 at the Paden City Christian Church in Paden City with Ron Crowe officiating. Interment in Paden Memorial Gardens, Paden City, WV. Memorial contributions may be made, in Ralph’s name, to the Paden City Foundation, %WesBanco, 101 S 4th Ave., Paden City, WV 26159.

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