Age 91, of Vandalia, formerly of Celina, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2018. Robert was born October 20, 1926 in Portsmouth, Ohio, son of the late Robert & Jenny (Noble) Ramsey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 33 years, Charlotte A. Ramsey in 2015; his son, Daniel Benedick; and by his close three sisters, Marie, Hilda and Patricia.
Ramsey loved all sports, especially The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cincinnati Reds. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran and retired from the United States Postal service. He was a former long-time member of Grace United Methodist Church in Dayton, and more recently St. Paul United Methodist Church in Celina. He spent his free time watching various sports on TV, reading and living independently where he and Charlotte had a house on the channel in retirement at Grand Lake St. Mary’s
Robert is survived by his loving daughter, Angela R. McCormick (William); four grandchildren, Shawn (Sheena), Stacy (Anthony) Kirsten, Kristina (Shawn); seven great grandchildren, Jordan, Makayla, Kadence, Daniel, Sophie, Riley & Grayson; and by his extended family & many good friends. Ramsey was a very caring, giving & generous person who will be truly missed.
A special thank you to Crossroads Hospice of Palliative Care for helping set up the home and Hospice of Dayton for their support during his final days. Also, the family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude towards Bob’s niece, Jenni, and nephew, Jeff, for being accommodating with Sunday dinners and watching sports.
It was Ramsey’s wish that his body to be donated to the Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University Anatomical Gift Program. A committal service will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019, at 12:00 Noon at Calvary Cemetery, 1625 Calvary Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45409 – St Mary Drive, Section 5.
We all know how Ramsey enjoyed getting together with family and friends, so please join us as we celebrate Ramsey’s life at the Carillon Brewery Co., 1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, Ohio 45409 after the committal service.
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