LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Ralph L. McCauley, 81, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 10, at 7:00 p.m.
He was born on February 15, 1936 in Philippi, West Virginia, the son of Claude and Reba Jean Anglin McCauley.
Ralph worked hard all of his life, first in the fields, then as a Corporal in the U.S. Army from 1953 – 1956. From the Army, he worked for 32 years as a millright for J & L Steel (Campbell Works). In the meantime, he did plumbing and drove a bus for the Liberty Local Schools for ten years, until retirement.
Ralph married his sweetheart, Rebecca Gillis, while he was home on Christmas leave on December 24, 1955. Together they had one daughter, Leola Carol (Mark) Sandine. He also leaves behind two grandchildren, Bill (Nicole) Spiker and Amanda Spiker and two great-grandchildren, Grace and Blake Spiker.
The family wants to say thank you to everyone who was thinking of them while Ralph was under the care of Hospice and to thank Ralph for always working so hard and for saving what he earned to make sure his family always had what they needed. We love you Grandpa!
Private services were held at the Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna, Ohio with arrangements provided by the Selby – T. J. Fox Funeral Home.
Material Tributes can be made in Honor of Ralph McCauley to Baptist Gospel Tabernacle, 2558 Homestead Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44505 or to Rebecca McCauley.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, June 13 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.