Delmar Ison (1929-2010)
Delmar Ison, 80, of Ashland, Ky., surrounded by his loving family, went to be with the Lord Jan. 8, 2010, from King's Daughters Medical Center. He was born Jan. 30, 1929, in Elliott County, Ky., to the late Ezra and Nora Sparks Ison. He was a self-employed carpenter and was a Freewill Baptist.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Charlotte Douglas Ison of Ashland; a son, Rick Ison and wife Sharon of Rush; a daughter, Madonna Ratliff and husband Robert of Ashland; sisters, Shirley James, Jean Lutz and Evelyn Perrine; precious grandchildren, Madison Ratliff, Michael Ison and wife Amanda and Christy Goldsworthy Proctor and husband Aaron; and great-grandchildren, Kayla Goldsworthy and Dylan Ison.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Harlan Ison, Gary Ison and Ron Mullins.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at Steen Funeral Home, 13th Street Chapel, by Rev. Ike Nicholson and Rev. Lance Campbell. Burial will be at Rose Hill Burial Park.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 10, 2010, at the funeral home chapel.
Pallbearers will be Rob Ratliff, Michael Ison, Rick Ison, Jim Griffith, Charles Johnson and Larry Rowe.
Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.