Roscoe J. “Coke” Fife, 91 of Middleport, Ohio passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the Arbors of Marietta. He was born on September 9, 1922 in Cheshire, Ohio to the late Ross and Bessie (Hood) Fife. Mr Fife worked and retired as a machinist at Kaiser Aluminum in Ravenswood, WV, he was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Middleport, he was a member of the Middleport American Legion Feeney Bennett Post #128, member of the VFW in Tuppers Plains, member of the DAV. Mr. Fife also served our country in the United States Army during World War II as a member of the 465th Medical Collecting Company.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Fife, his children, Cheryl (Don) Roush, David Fife and Shelley Chapman-Morgan, Terri (Tim) Mullins, and Steve Fife. grandchildren, Julie (Mike) Mayer, Amy (Mike) Danielson, Weston Fife, Kelsey Fife, Melissa Plow, Jeremy Mullins, Tim Mullins and Kassandra Mullins; great grandchildren, Matthew, Walker, Madelyn, Shaina, Tyler, Jaron, Amanda, Danielle, Alexa, Brock, Taylor, Arlo, Emma, Dominick and Parker; great great grandchildren, Landyn and Kayanna; sister, Doris(Frank) Cook and several nieces and nephews. Special friends, Rose Fife, and his faithful companion Abby Dale
He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Raymond, John, Lewis and Eddie; sisters, Dorothy Veith, Margaret Priddy, Marie Ralph, Ermagene Russell, Katherine Russell and Evelyn Thomas
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:00pm att he Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Middleport with Pastor James Snyder and Brother Tim Mullins officiating. Burial will follow at the Gravel Hill Cemetery where the American Legion Post #128 will be presenting military honors. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 6-9:00pm at the funeral home.
An online registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.