December 21, 2009
Monday, December 28, 2009 11:00AM Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Sunday, December 27, 2009 4 - 6pm
John Robert Ramey 72, of Middleburg, passed away at Grant Hospital in Columbus on December 21, 2009 from injuries sustained from a December 12th, car accident.
He was born April 16, 1937 in Centerburg, Ohio to John Alonzo and Constance Elizabeth (Morton) Ramey, both deceased. John served his country in the United States Air Force and the Ohio National Guard. He worked many years in the heating and air conditioning business before becoming disabled. He was a member of the Bellefontaine Eagles and Moose.
He married Marla Jean Richards on December 20, 1976 in Bellefontaine. They were married 33 years. Also, he is survived by three daughters, Kristie Lynn Clark of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Emilee Ayn Ramey of Marysville and Erin Lenora Ramey of Dublin and one son, Cody Lane Ramey of Bellefontaine. He took great joy in his grandchildren, Hannah Jo and Mason Hunter, Chandler Bryant Ramey, Rhylee Paige Inskeep, Alissa Madison Durfor and a new granddaughter, Macy Marasole Ortis which he didn’t get to meet, Rodrick Ramey and one great grandchild.
He is survived by three sisters, Betty Ann (Scotty) Black and Joyce Collett both of Marysville and Mary (Brian) Miller of Cherryville, North Carolina; as well as several nieces and nephews.
John is preceded in death by his daughter, Anita Kay Ramey, a brother, Tommy Ramey and a son-in-law, William Hunter.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, December 27, 2009 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home North Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28, 2009 in the funeral home with Rev. David Hernandez and Rev. Todd Gates officiating . Burial will follow in Middleburg Cemetery, Middleburg, Ohio.
Condolence may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.