Ralph Grose

March 30, 1928 - March 1, 2019

Visitation Location: Roush Funeral Home

Visitation Time: Wednesday, March 6 (12-2PM)

Service Location: Roush Funeral Home

Service Time: Wednesday, March 6 (2PM)

Ralph Grose, 90, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on March 1, 2019, at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston, WV, following an extended illness.

He was born March 30, 1928, in Richwood, WV, to the late Bert and Edna Fitzwater Grose. He lost Patty, his wife and soulmate, in 2009. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, French, Leo and Bernard; and his sister, Charlotte Spencer.

He was a Christian and had previously attended Faith Bible Church and Ripley Tabernacle. He was a hard worker and retired from Century Aluminum. He was an Army veteran and served in the Korean War, earning the Korean Service Medal with three Bronze Stars.

Ralph loved his family and will be missed by daughters, Cindy (Sam) Knapp; grandsons, Luke (MaKenzie), Dana (Kelsey), Max (Kylie); and nephew, Peter Spencer.

Special thanks to caregivers Becky and Katie Sinclair, Sharon Ellis, Stephanie Burge, Tina Vincent and Holly Clark (Hospice Home Team), and to Hubbard Hospice House. You were sent to us from God.

Family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:00 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood, WV. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 pm at the funeral home, with Pastor Kenneth Leedy officiating. Burial will follow at Ravenswood Cemetery.

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