Ralph Wesley Conner, Jr., 85, of Glen Dale, WV, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale.
Ralph was born October 2, 1935, in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Ralph W. Conner, Sr. and Hilda (Bowman) Conner. He was a retired chemical supervisor for L.C.P. Chemical; an avid golfer and member of the Moundsville Country Club; and a U.S. Navy veteran. He also enjoyed spending winters in Florida, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his three grandkids.
In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Regina M. Conner.
He is survived by his fiance’ and devoted partner, Jacqueline Olson; two children, Ralph “Rusty” (Lou Ann) Conner, III of Belmont, OH and Cheryl (Brian) Jones of Morgantown, WV; two sisters, JoAnn (Francis) Szafran and Nancy (Floyd) Venskoske, both of Moundsville; and three grandchildren, Amanda, Michael and Jessica Jones; numerous fur babies; and several extended family members and friends.
Friends will be received from 3-7 pm, Wednesday, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, where funeral services will be held at 10 am, Thursday, February 25, 2021, with Life Celebrant Sarah Barickman officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, with full military honors.
Please note that social distancing will be in place during the visitation and service. All attendees will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
Memorial contributions may be made to WVU Medicine Children’s, Attn: Development Office, P.O. Box 8200 (VV #350) Morgantown, WV 26506, or online at www.TMCfunding.com.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.