Kenneth R. Ice, 92 formerly of East Liverpool, OH, passed away at his residence in Hartville, OH on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 following a lengthy illness.
He was born in Wileyville, West Virginia on October 24, 1922 a son to the late Roy and Nancy Anderson Ice. Mr. Ice was a graduate of New Martinsville High School and lived most of his life in this area working as a welder for Columbia Gas for 38 ½ years before retiring. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy serving during WWII, a member of the Tomlinson Run Church of Christ and the Coon Club.
He is survived by a granddaughter with whom he lived: Pansy H. Morehead and her husband Mark of Hartville, OH; a grandson: Albert Eason; a brother: Jerome Ice; five great grandchildren and one great grandchild.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Pansy I. Taylor Ice whom he married on March 8, 1946; a daughter Norma S. Ice; two brothers: Oral and Bill Ice and one sister: Ilene Morris.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 5 PM with Paul Blake of the church officiating. Following the service the Tri-State Burial Group will accord full military honors. Burial will take place at Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens at a later date.
Family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta Chapel on Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 2 PM up until the time of the service.