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Charlie Ramsey
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Birth: 1901
Death: Nov. 27, 1943
Mount Vernon
Rockcastle County
Kentucky, USA

Deputy Charlie Ramsey succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 10 days earlier while investigating a disturbance in Mt. Vernon.

A soldier, who was home on furlough, became involved in an argument on a public street. A third man walked up and took sides against the soldier.

As Deputy Ramsey approached the group, the third man suddenly pulled out a .32 caliber revolver, shot the soldier, and then shot Deputy Ramsey. Despite being wounded, Deputy Ramsey was able to subdue the suspect.

Deputy Ramsey was taken to a hospital in London, Kentucky, where he underwent surgery. It was believed he would recover from the wound, however, he contracted pneumonia and died as a result.

Deputy Ramsey was survived by his mother, five sisters, and three brothers.

Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/18093-deputy-sheriff-charlie-ramsey#ixzz3UNFHHdWy 
 
Note: S/O Wm. & Fluary Smith Ramsey
 
Burial:
Pennington Cemetery
Rockcastle County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Cemetery Walker
Originally Created by: James Cope
Record added: Mar 13, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6256071
 

 
 
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