Ralph Edward Begley Sr., 82, of Whitco, died November 15 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
A son of the late Roy M. and Lena Owens Begley, he was born in Fort Blackmoore, Va.
He enjoyed fishing, riding his four-wheeler, and talking to old friends and making new ones.
Surviving are his wife, Lona Pennington Begley; two daughters, Sherry Lynn Diebold and husband Roger of Streamwood, Ill., and Debra Ann Holecek and husband Roger of Rochester, Minn.; two half-brothers, James Begley and Jack Ray Begley of Fort Blackmoore, Va.; a sister, Mattie Moore of Kingsport, Tenn.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Begley was preceded in death by a son, Ralph Edward Begley Jr., and a brother, Arnold Lee Begley.
Funeral services were held November 19 in Whitesburg. Burial was in the R.B. Caudill Cemetery at Whitco.