Ralph Curtis Shaver, 77, of Narrows, died Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at his home.
He was born in Montgomery County on Aug. 5, 1944, to the late Sidney Roop and Anna Lee Dowdy Shaver. He was also preceded in death by his son-in-law, Wally Lawson; brothers Dick Shaver and Billy Shaver; and a sister-in-law, Shirley.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Shaver; daughters and son-in-law, Lavonda Lawson, Angie Frazier and Greg; grandchildren Levi and Ella; step-granddaughter Devon Frazier; brother and sister-in-law, Melvin and Melinda Shaver; sisters-in-law Jeanne Davis, Janie Moss, and Yvonne Shaver; brother-in-law Jackie Vaught; and numerous nieces and nephews
One of his greatest joys was being “Papa” to Levi and Ella, playing and laughing with them after school and during the summer, and enjoying walks through the neighborhood.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Kendall officiating. Interment followed in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg.
The family received friends prior to the service at McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.