Ross William Bucher Sr., of Reader, WV, died Saturday, February 28, 2004, at his home.
He was born September 2, 1925 at Reader, the son of the late Martin C. and Bertie A. Snodgrass Bucher.
He was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Reader. He retired as a district supervisor for Columbia Gas with 36 years of service. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and he was a member of the Reader Lodge #282 I.O.O.F.
He was proceeded in death by his wife, Roxie D. Highley Bucher, on September 17, 1996; his parents; five brothers, Donald, Ralph, Thomas, Fay and Fred Bucher; and two sisters, Permelia Fluharty and Doris Holman.
Surviving are two sons, Bill Bucher and Perry Bucher of Reader, WV; four daughters, Bertie Blinkman, Deanna Haught, and Penny Baker all of Reader, WV and Jackie Patterson of New Martinsville, WV; two brothers, Joe Bucher and Dale Bucher both of Reader, WV; and two sisters, Mary Mason and Martha Haught, both of Reader, WV; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received 2-9 Tuesday at Palmer Funeral Home, Pine Grove, WV. Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Reader, WV.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to ALS Association, Landmarks Building, Suite 550, 100 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1122.