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Ralph C. Schley Jr.

January 2, 1941 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Ralph Schley Jr. Obituary

DOYLESTOWN – Ralph C. Schley Jr., age 82, went home to be with his Lord on November 30, 2023.

Born on January 2, 1941 in Akron, OH to the late Ralph C. Sr. and Pauline (Kovar) Schley, he was a resident of Doylestown for the past 56 years.  A self-employed handy man, Ralph worked for many people in a variety of ways and had also worked as an aid at the elementary school for the Orrville City Schools.  A member of the Norton Apostolic Christian Church, he was passionate about his faith and was a true follower of Jesus Christ.  A people person with a joyful and engaging personality, he enjoyed helping others, fixing things, and spending time in his garden.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Gary, and Bruce; sisters, Elesa Schley, and Robyn Hrubik.  He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carole (Pavkov); children, Elizabeth (Joseph) Bocka of Ontario, OH, Martha (Fred) Weinhardt of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, Karen (Oscar) Caballero of San Antonio, Paraguay, Roger (Amy) Schley of Sentani, Indonesia, Dianne (Gabe) Braaksma of Columbus, OH; thirteen grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sisters, Cynthia Schley of Norfolk, VA, Heidi (Frank) Fodor of Jamestown, NY; sisters-in-law, Barbara Schley, Lynda Backman; brother-in-law, John Hrubik, many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral service will be on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 12:30 p.m. at Norton Apostolic Christian Church, 3816 Greenwich Rd., Norton, OH, 44203 with Pastors Tom Troyer and Gary Webel, officiating.  A private burial will take place at Chestnut Hill Cemetery.  Calling hours will be on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at the church.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Norton Apostolic Christian Church.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

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December 9, 2023

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Norton Apostolic Christian Church
3816 Greenwich Rd.
Norton, OH 44203

Funeral Service
December 9, 2023

12:30 PM
Norton Apostolic Christian Church
3816 Greenwich Rd.
Norton, OH 44203


Norton Apostolic Christian Church
3816 Greenwich Rd., Norton OH 44203


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