Ronnie “Doug” Ramsey, handed absent on July 16, 2021 at the age of 68.
He was the son of Leonard Ramsey and Callie (Ramsey) Grindstaff, who predeceased him in death as effectively as a brother, Willie “Ed” Ramsey.
He lived in Whitwell, Tn. with his spouse, Jeannine, who lovingly nursed him in the course of his battle with colon most cancers.
He is survived by his spouse of 23 several years, Jeannine Ramsey a few little ones, Tracie (Billy) Kilgore, Ronnie Ramsey, both of those of Whitwell, Tn., Kristy (Mike) West of Dunlap and two stepsons, Jonathan Taylor of Houston, TX and Jason Hudgens of Crossville, Tn. Doug was “Pa” to Bailey (Bailey) Kilgore, Tyler and Logan Kilgore, Ramsey and Jaylyn West, Blake and Lacie Ramsey as nicely as 3 excellent-granddaughters, Gracelyn, Blakelyn and Adalyn Kilgore of Dunlap, TN. He is also survived by sisters, Carrie (Cecil) Davis of Sequatchie, Almetta (William) Perkins of Whitwell, Kathy (Hal) Probability of South Pittsburg, and Mary Ramsey of Jasper.
For the earlier numerous years, Doug worked at “the dump” in Sequatchie. People today would carry him all types of factors to hold or correct in advance of going in the dumpster. Not amazingly, his garage was filled with these treasures exactly where he could be discovered listening to the oldies, tinkering, or relaxing. Doug was a dwelling/business painter by trade. He was a perfectionist with his portray, generally having satisfaction in a task perfectly finished. In addition to portray, Doug could often be located supporting a mate or in his garage that we deemed his sanctuary.
“Our Daddy was our fixer of all factors. Whether or not it was a drinking water heater, roof, or a messed-up paint work from his impatient daughter. No make any difference what necessary fixing, our Daddy was the initial just one we referred to as. If Daddy could not correct it, he understood an individual that could.”
Our father was there for the beginning of his grandchildren. The smile and gleam in his eyes when he held just about every a person for the initially time is and will normally be one of our fondest memories. Understanding the telephone will no lengthier ring with a cheerful voice on the other finish is virtually way too substantially to bare. Daddy affectionately had nicknames for each and every of his kids, “Sweetheart,” “Kris,” “Law-Puppy.” He was never shorter of silly stories with additional consequences about a fond memory we all shared.
Jeannine and Ronnie shared a one of a kind bond. Both of those made use of the other to end a believed or tale. Partner and wife, buddies and permanently linked by the enjoy both of those shared for one one more. Considering the fact that Oct, Jeannine has attended to just about every have to have and searching for solutions to destroy or sluggish the unfold of cancer from Doug’s human body.
Our hearts are damaged by the dying of our spouse, Daddy, Pa and buddy. We take solace knowing that he is no longer suffering from the cancer that rapidly took in excess of his presently frail human body. The conversations and precious times invested these last several weeks will permanently are living in our hearts.
Products and services will be at Jasper Memorial Funeral household will host household and buddies from 3-9 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Monday, July 19, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20.
The funeral service will be Tuesday, July 20, at 2 p.m. in the funeral dwelling chapel.
Ronnie “Doug” Ramsey will lie in dying at Purple Hill Cemetery.
Companies will be at Jasper Memorial Funeral Residence.
Adam Ramsey will produce Doug’s eulogy in the funeral household chapel.
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