In memory of
J esse Ramirez "Checkers" Jesse Ramirez, also known as Checkers to his friends was born on June 9, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri. When he was 7, his family moved to Torrance, California where Jesse was raised. In 1952, Jesse was a member of the Road Kings Car Club in Wilmington. In 1955, Jesse moved to Wilmington where he would meet and marry his wife of 55 years, Alma Grace Ramirez. Together with love they had 5 children, Patricia, Gloria, Jesse Jr, Joseph and Janet. Jesse was a cement mason for 65 years. He loved the simple things in life, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved to work and take care of his family. Jesse was also a proud owner of a 1927 Studabaker which he would proudly drive in car shows. Jesse is survived by his wife, Alma Grace; his children; his 13 grandchildren; and his 6 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held for Jesse on Friday, October 14, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm at Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary Chapel in Torrance, CA. Funeral Services will be held for Jesse on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 12:30pm at Holy Cross Cemetery with interment to follow. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits Halverson, Stone & Myers (310) 328-1223
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