RICHARD RAMSEY LIMA — Richard A. "Dick" Ramsey, age 90, passed away at 3:15 am Monday, January 2, 2017 at St. Rita's Inpatient Hospice. Dick was born March 15, 1926 in Bloomington, Indiana, to the late Forrest Noel and Roxie Mildred (Ratliff) Ramsey. On April 11, 1952 he married the love of his life, Marian F. (Kramer) Ramsey who preceded him in death on March 27, 2007. Dick proudly served in the United States Navy aboard the USS - LST 947 (Landing Ship Tank) during WWII. He retired from Ohio Power in 1988 after 36 years of service. Dick was a member of the Elks B.P.O.E. #54 and the V.F.W. #1275. Survivors include: Daughter-in-law, Pamela J. Ramsey of Lima; grandson, Christopher A. (Melissa K.) Ramsey of Savannah, GA; niece, Sarah Jo (Tom) Murphy of Houston, TX and his beloved dog, Susie. He is preceded in death by a son, Brad A. Ramsey on February 27, 2015; brothers, Joseph E. Ramsey, William G. Ramsey, Robert E. Ramsey and a sister, Katheryn M. Rushton. Dick's wishes were not have any funeral services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Allen County Humane Society, 3606 Elida Road, Lima, Ohio 45807. Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com .
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