David Ray Cales

October 25, 1951 — July 5, 2022

David Ray Cales

 

     David Ray Cales passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family, July 5, 2022.

     Born October 25, 1951 at Sandstone he was the son of Louise Bowles Cales Adkins of Sandstone and the late Emmett Paul Cales.

     He worked over 20 years at Western Auto as a Sales Representative and was later self-employed until retirement. David was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to fish, take care of his garden and tinker with anything he could.

     David was preceded in death by brothers, Jackie Cales and Larry Paul Cales and stepfather, Curtis Adkins.

     Besides his mother, those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 52 years, Shirley Shelton Cales; two sons, Johnny Ratliff (Teresa) and Dave Cales; granddaughter, Melissa Ratliff; sister, Margaret Ruger (Norm); three brothers, Hayward Cales, Jimmy Cales and Gary Cales; stepmother, Pauline Cales.

     A Celebration of Life will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday, July 15, 2022 with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating.  Burial will follow in the Lilly-Crews Cemetery at Nimitz. Friends may call from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral parlors.

     Pallbearers will be Larry Lilly, Terry Sampson, Eric Crook, Anthony Scyphers, Tommy Miller, Roger Vest, Doug Long and Randy Saunders.

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, July 14, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors

130 Temple Street, Hinton, WV 25951

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 15, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors

130 Temple Street, Hinton, WV 25951

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