Ralph L. Nicholas, Jr., 70

Ralph L. Nicholas, Jr., 70 died Monday, November 6, 2006 at Arbors of Mariette.

Born March 9, 1936 in Calhoun County, he was the son of the late Ralph and Ida Whipkey Nicholas. He was a US Navy veteran and a member of Grantsville VFW.

He is survived by three brothers, Cleston (Helen) Nicholas of Grantsville, Charles (Nina) Nicholas of Harrisville, Phillip (Sharon) Nicholas of Parkersburg; four sisters, Colleen Burdette of Vienna, Phyllis Belt of Tucson, Arizona, Sandra (Chuck) Richter of Freeport, Alta (Hobert) Richards of Big Springs; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Carroll Gene Nicholas.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, November 10 at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Rev. Carroll McCauley will officiate. Interment will be in Nobe Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.