Ralph Keith Fleming, 63, of Crooked Creek, WV, went to be the Lord Thursday, August 1st, 2019, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Laveda McNeely Fleming, his wife Connie Balentine Fleming, and his grandson Ryan Keith Fleming.
Ralph was an equipment operator for Massey Energy for 16 years. He was a faithful member of the Orville Holiness Church at Rum Creek. Ralph loved spending time with his family and his church family and taking his grandchildren to Sunday School. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing, and gardening. He was his grandkids biggest fan and never missed a ball game or tournament. Ralph was loved by so many people and made an impact on the lives of everyone he met. He will be greatly missed, but he will live on in the hearts of everyone that knew him.
Those left to cherish his memory are his father Charles Fleming of Crooked Creek ; His only son Keith Daniel (Teryn) Fleming of Crooked Creek and 3 daughters Angela (Bryan) Shell of Stollings, Lisa Fleming of Crooked Creek, and Crystal (AJ) Pentz of Crooked Creek ; 3 Brothers, Bruce (Donna) Fleming, Mike Fleming. and Scotty (Rhonda) Fleming, all of Crooked Creek and 1 sister, Anita (Sammy) Gore of Chapmanville ; 5 Granddaughters, Hailey, Kenzi, Miley, and Lilly Fleming of Crooked Creek and Savannah Shell of Stollings, and 2 grandsons, Connor and Cayden Shell of Stollings; 5 nephews, Kevin and Todd Fleming, Chris Kirtley, Kyle Pittman, and Zatto Gore and 4 nieces, Elizabeth (Bootsy) Adams, Katie Fleming, Adriana and Kalea Fleming ; Along with a host of many friends and family.
Visitation will be held at Orville Holiness Church at Rum Creek on August 5th, 2019 at 11:00am. Funeral Services will follow the visitation at 1:00pm at the church. Burial will follow at the McDonald Cemetery at Crooked Creek.
Paul Bearers will be Daniel Fleming, Bryan Shell, AJ Pentz, Kevin Fleming, Todd Fleming, Chris Kirtley, Zatto Gore, Kyle Pittman, and Bootsy Adams.
Online condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com
Akers-James Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.