Obituary of Ralph C. Moorehead, 95
|Name of Deceased||Ralph C. Moorehead|
|Date of Death||11/24/2009|
|Date of Birth||07/01/1914|
|Funeral Home||The Good Funeral Home Inc.|
Ralph C. Moorehead, 95, of Altoona, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, after an extended illness. Born July 1, 1914, in Altoona, he was a son of the late Charles and Pearl (Burkhart) Moorehead. He was married to Margaret Patti, who died June 20, 1980.
He was a 1933 graduate of Altoona High School. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He retired from the United Sewage Treatment Plant in Altoona. He was a member of Garden Heights Evangelical Bretheran Church, and of the VFW Altoona Post. He enjoyed dancing, bowling and helping others in their time of need.
He is survived by two daughters, Jeanne Price, of Tyrone and Mary Ann Gastiger, of State College; five grandchildren, Tammy Chathams, David Chathams, Sterling Price, Sherry Price, and Jeremy Gastiger; 10 great-grandchildren, Angela Walls, David Walls, David and Shawn Chathams, Brian Price, Jessie Wheeland, Dustin Wheeland, Erica Rumberger, Brandon Laird, and Eva Dixon; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Melody; grandsons, Roger and Charlie Price; great-grandson, Curtis Rumberger; sister, Virginia Shaw; and brother, Robert.
Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009, and 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park Cemetery. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m., Sunday, November 29, 2009, at the funeral home with Pastor William Glunt officiating. Interment will be in Alto-Reste Park.