Ralph Robert Paige, of Montreal, MO, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at the age of 69. Loving husband of 40 years to Kathleen Paige; beloved son of the late Francis Anthony and Ruth Louise Paige; devoted father of Joseph Michael Mele; cherished grandfather of Crystal Marie Jones, Megn Patience Williams-Mele, and Nathan Williams; dear brother of Mary Ellen (Paul) Renaud, Patty Pollihan, Rosalie (Scott) Winsor, Carol (Bryce) Harris, Marshelle (Richard) Zak, Cindy (James Jr.) Peanick, Kathie (Bruce) Klaus, and Pamela (Richard J.) Faron; brother-in-law, cousin, uncle, great uncle, nephew, and friend to many. Ralph is preceded in death by his sister, Joyce Ann (Gary) Haertling; two brothers, Francis Anthony (Patricia) Paige Jr., and Richard Kevin Paige.
Ralph was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Camdenton. He was an owner and operator of Paige Packing Company. Ralph enjoyed working with antique cars. He could fix or build almost anything. Ralph also loved to go hunting. Together Ralph and Kathy shared a passion for raising their horses. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
VISITATION: Monday, July 9, 2018 at Michel Funeral Home 5930 Southwest Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139 from 3 to 8 p.m.
SERVICES: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church 5130 Wilson Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110 for a 10:00 mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.