Ralph J. Aikey, 87, Millmont
Ralph Junior Aikey, 87, a lifelong resident of 457 Aikey Rd., entered into rest at 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at his home.
He was born October 16, 1926, in Millmont, a son of the late Harry and Myrtle (Waugh) Aikey. On June 3, 1953, in Mazeppa, he married the former Margaret Confair, who survives.
Ralph served in the Army during World War II from January 26, 1945 until his honorable discharge August 8, 1946.
He was employed at ACF Industries, Milton, for over 30 years.
Ralph was a member of the former Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hartleton.
He was a member of the Mifflinburg American Legion Post 410, Union County Sportsmens Club, Weikert, Little Buffalo Lodge, Millmont, and lifetime member of the Union County West End Fire Company, Millmont, and National Rifle Association.
Ralph enjoyed riding his gator ATV to the mountains with his dog, "Susie", hunting, fishing, and taking care of animals.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 60 years, are two sons and daughters-in-law, Harry and Leigh Aikey, and Mike and Cindy Aikey, all of Millmont; two grandchildren, Lindsey and her husband Scott Stahl, and Jeremy Rosborough, all of Millmont; one great grandson, Cohen Stahl; one sister-in-law, Aladean Aikey of Mifflinburg; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Tommy Aikey; and five sisters, Mary Sheesley, Pearl Ebersole, Mable Sechman, Elenor Pentycofe, and Alverta Oberlin.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Ralph will be conducted at 11 a.m., Friday, at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg, with Rev. Richard VonNeida, officiating.
Military honors will be conducted by the Mifflinburg American Legion Post 410.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Evangelical Hospice, 1 Hospital Dr., Lewisburg, PA 17844.
Friday, March 7th, 2014, 11:00am, Roupp Funeral Home, Inc.