Ralph Paige Jr.
October 6, 1940 - October 24, 2017
Ralph Paige Jr, 77, of Jonesville, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital. He was born October 6, 1940 in Ashford, WV to Ralph and Martha (Ramey) Paige. Ralph married Janice Swander on November 12, 1961 and she preceded him in death on February 9, 2009.
Ralph was the former owner and operator of Paige Tool & Gauge in Litchfield. He enjoyed throwing horseshoes, playing softball, golfing and watching baseball and NASCAR. Ralph was also a talented musician and member of the band R & L Express. He played bluegrass rhythm guitar and was a gifted tenor singer. He always loved playing music for friends and family at get-togethers.
Survivors include three children, Pam (Scott) Caldwell, Bryan (Lisa) Paige and Lisa Smith; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Naomi Hughes, Flo Markwell, Helen Ringman, Christine Ruben, Debbie Lloyd, Frank "Jim" Page and Johnny Page.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Janice; and siblings, Dennis Page, Brenda Smith, Virgil Page and Margaret Jean in infancy.
Funeral services for Ralph Paige Jr. will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Eagle Funeral Home in Jonesville with Pastor Les Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Northlawn Cemetery in North Adams. The family will receive friends for visitation Friday from 5-8 PM at the funeral home in Jonesville.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.
Visitation: Friday, October 27, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eagle Funeral Home in JonesvilleGet Directions
Funeral Service: Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:00 PM Eagle Funeral Home in JonesvilleGet Directions