Ralph Hamilton

HAMILTON, Ralph Orren, 86, of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Park Health Care, St. Clairsville, OH.

He was born October 7, 1927 in Wheeling, a son of the late Glancie and Marguerite Gagen Hamilton.

Ralph was a retired truck driver, was a Navy veteran of WWII and attended St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church.

In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by a son, Mark Hamilton in 1985; daughter-in-law, Sandy Hamilton; and a sister, Margie Coulson.

Surviving is his wife, Sally Dehus Hamilton; three children, Cindi (Felix) Bruno, Gregory Hamilton, both of Wheeling, Scott Hamilton of SC; a brother, Richard Hamilton of Canton, OH; seven grandchildren; Brent, Dustin and Tony Bruno, Michael, Maura, Alex and Barbara Hamilton; and two great-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Elm Grove.

Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.altmeyer.com.