Ralph "Rick" Edward Marlow, 41, of Parkersburg, W.Va., died Oct. 9, 2012, at Palmetto Health Ministries, Columbia, S.C.
Rick was born Jan. 7, 1971, to Faye Hickel Marlow and Ralph Dennis Marlow in Parkersburg, W.Va. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed sports very much, especially the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Atlanta Braves.
He is survived by his parents; his daughters, Megan (Geoff) Crum of Whipple, Ohio and Makayla Marlow of Parkersburg, W.Va.; grandsons, Maddox Crum and Blake Binegar; sisters, Melissa (Ken) Hall of Deltona, Fla., Michelle (Bert) Breen and Jamie (Brian) Robbins of Lexington, S.C.; 12 nieces and nephews; nine great-nieces and nephews; and several aunts, uncles and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Waitman and Cloris Hickel, James and Goldie McGowan and Harold Marlow; and two cousins.
As per his request, he was cremated.
Donations may be made to Brenda Lee Jones Benefit Fund at People's Bank in Parkersburg, W.Va., to help (BD and ME) fight with cancer.
A memorial service will be held Noon Saturday, Oct. 20, at Hope Freewill Baptist Church in Parkersburg, W.Va. The family will receive one hour prior to the service.