AUSTINTOWN - A funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the
Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel for Ralph Randall Kistler
IV, 30, who died suddenly on Saturday.
Ralph was born Sept. 30, 1988, in Youngstown, a son of Ralph III and Karen
He was a 2006 Austintown Fitch High School graduate.
He worked at Phillips Manufacturing as a fork lift operator and was a member
of the Steelworkers Union.
Ralph enjoyed reading, music, history, and appreciated the art of tattoos.
He was kind, helpful and had the most beautiful blue eyes.
Ralph leaves his parents, Ralph and Karen of Austintown; his sister, Jessica
of Austintown; grandmother, Arlene Claypoole; Aunt Kathy Claypoole; Aunt
Colleen (Jack) King; cousins Jay and Jaime King; Uncle Jeff Kistler; cousins
Jeff, Joe and Josh Kistler; Uncle Chris Kistler; Aunt Heidi (Dave) Semivan;
and cousin Jena Semivan.
He will also be missed by close friends, Erin and Brittany and their
children, Isabella, Chloe and Sidney.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ralph Jr. and Theresa Kistler;
grandfather, Charles Claypoole; and Uncle Chuck Claypoole.
Friends and family may attend calling hours on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and
Friday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the funeral home.