GALLIPOLIS — Isaac M. Hively Sr., 83, of Gallipolis, passed away Friday April 25, 2014, at his residence.
Isaac was born March 27, 1931, in Gallia County, the son of the late Isaac Harrison Hively and Edith Saunders Kemper, who both prededed him in death.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Doris R. Hively; and two sisters, Mildred McGuire and Mary Frances Raynes.
Isaac served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Kaiser Aluminum.
He is survived by his wife, Fern Hively; children Nancy (J.D.) Campbell, Jane Akers, Bruce Hively, Isaac (Nora) Hively Jr., and Brian (Heather) Hively; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; stepchildren Kim (James) Kemp, Lee (Jamie) Mooney, Amy Jones and Travis (Brittany) Mooney; several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; brother John (Joann) Hively; and sister Rachael Mae Conway.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Willis Funeral Home with Pastor Dean Warner officiating. Burial will follow in Okey Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Willis Funeral Home. Military services will be conducted at the graveside by the Gallia County Funeral Detail.
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