NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ralph L Fellows, Sr, age 94, of New Springfield, Ohio passed on to be with the Savior he loved on Saturday, October 28, 2023, at Hampton Woods Assisted Living Center.

He married Emma Ruth Prosser on October 16, 1948 and they raised six sons

He began work at the steel mills and then worked as a carpenter for several years and other jobs until he went to work for H.P. Nemenz Inc. as a maintenance man in 1988. He decided to retire at the age of 82.

He was a member of the Free Methodist Church in New Middletown and the Victory Christian Center in Lowellville.

He was also a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame in New Springfield.

He always had a big smile on his face and loved playing and swimming and telling stories with his kids and grandkids. He loved working in his yard and garden and taking care of all his animals over the years – chickens, ducks, cows, pigs, goats, and dogs.

He was born November 7, 1928,  in Youngstown, Ohio to the late Grace and Albert

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Tim Fellows, Thelma Petrick,
Florence Parsons, Agnes Struble, Ted Fellows and Marianne Schmidt.

He is survived by his wife of 75 years and his sons, Ralph, Jr. (Kathy) of Niles, James
(Becky) of Columbiana, David (Debbie) of Austintown, Rod of North Benton, Ray
(Sandy) of New Springfield and Jay (Karen) of New Middletown. He leaves behind
to cherish his memory 16 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and two great-great

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2023 at Terry Cunningham Funeral Home, 203 Oak Street, Bessemer Pennsylvania. Visitation is 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. with the funeral service to follow 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to Hospice of the Valley or Victory Christian Center. 

A television tribute will air Wednesday, November 1 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.