Ralph Dennis

DENNIS, Ralph E., 88, of Steubenville, Ohio a kind, honest man, went home to God on November 28, 2013.

He was born in Steubenville on August 16, 1925 a son of the late Oakey S. and Alma Williamson Dennis.

Ralph’s long life was centered around his family that he so cherished. As a devoted husband, father and grandfather, he passed his love of family and generous spirit down through generations.

Friends and family would often find fresh fruit and vegetables from Ralph on their front porches. Ralph was often found working in his garden or apple orchard, and would happily sit and talk with any visitor that stopped by.

As an active member of Bell Chapel, specifically the Men’s Group, Ralph gave his time and energy to making their dinners successful. Though he will be truly missed, his values will continue to live through his friends and family. He was a retired welder for Richmond Mills.

Preceding Ralph in death were his brother, Earl Dennis; and sister, Eva Thompson.

Ralph is survived by his wife, Avella M. Hill Kellermier Dennis; daughter, Linda (John) McCullough of Wellsville, Ohio; sons, John (Paula) Dennis of Steubenville, Henry (Joanne) Kellermier of Toronto, and Harold (Beverly) Kellermier of Largo, FL; six granddaughters, Jinny Simeral, Dawn (Larry) Johns, Shannon (Mike) Daniels, Amber (Jeff) Oechslein, Jessica Kellermier and Kristina Kellermier; and nine great – grandchildren.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio on Monday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. at Bell Chapel U.M. Church with Rev. Jeff Proya and Rev. Harold Kellermier officiating. Burial at Union Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Bell Chapel U.M. Church

Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.