OBITUARY: IVES Everett "Ed" Francis Ives, 53, formerly of Richmond, died after a long battle with Lyme disease on July 29, 2000 in Vero Beach, Fla. Born in Troy, N.Y., he was a caring son to Lucy and the late Everett Ives; devoted husband and best friend to Sophie Stanley Ives; brother to Diana Ives Virano and her husband, Vince; loving father and stepfather to Rhonda Ives, Lottie Ives Zoeckler and her husband, Dennis, Cornelius Stanley and his wife, Leanne, Phoebe Stanley Alexander and her husband, Craig, the late George Stanley, Arthur Stanley and his wife, Emma, Henry Stanley and his wife, Bella and Samuel Stanley and his wife, Janice; 24 grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren. A long-time businessman in Richmond, his acumen made him one of the area's most successful paving contractors. Mr. Ives lived by his own rules - known for his wit and "love of life," maintained his "joie de vive" throughout five years of illness. Always memorable and larger than life, he will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him. His remains rest at the Bliley Funeral Home's Chippenham Chapel, 6900 Hull Street Rd., where the family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment Roselawn Memory Gardens.
Everett 'Ed' Francis Ives