Robert H. Bobby Ranson Send Condolences
Robert H. “Bobby” Ranson 82 of Cross Lanes passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Hubbard Hospice House West South Charleston after a long illness.
Bobby was retired from Monsanto Chemical Co with over 35 years of service where he worked as a Lab Technician. He attended the Fairview United Methodist Church in Cross Lanes.
He was an avid Fox Hunter and was a member of the Kanawha Valley Fox Hunters Association. Bobby was a graduate of Nitro High School class of 1951. He loved all of Nitro Sports especially Football, Baseball, and Wrestling where he was better known as Papa.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Maysel (Smith) Ranson. Sister Carol Sue Lett. Brother, James Lee Ranson.
Surviving wife Margaret A. (Beckman) Ranson at home. Sons, Robert Harold Ranson Jr. (Vicki) of Kenna. Richard L. Ranson (Traci) of Pace, Fl. Daughter, Rebecca Ollom (David) of Cross Lanes. Sister Donna Hill of Nitro. Grandchildren, Robert Ranson III, Derek and Corey Ranson, Becky Jo Hughes, Lee Anne Ollom, Erik Ollom. Nichole Overly, Angela Gardner. And 6 Great Grandchildren, in laws Paul Lett, Mary Ranson. And several Nieces and Nephews and a host of other family members and friends.
Services will be Friday March 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Cooke Funeral Home Chapel 2002-20th St. Nitro with Rev: Jarrold Lanham officiating. Burial will follow the services in Tyler Mt. Memory Gardens Cross Lanes.
Friends may call Thursday February 28th,, 2013 from 6 to 8 pm at the Funeral Home in Nitro.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hubbard Hospice House West South Charleston, WV.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Valley Health Center, Hubbard Hospice House West and to Dr. John Lilly for their care during Bobby’s illness.
Hubbard Hospice House West, 4605 MacCorkle Ave SW, South Charleston, WV 25309
Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Cooke Funeral Home Chapel.
Cooke Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, March 01, 2013. Rev. Jarrold Lanham officiating.