|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1923|
|Death: ||Oct. 15, 2009|
Francis C. Ramey, 86, passed away peacefully in the loving care of his family, Hospice of Citrus County and the staff of Arbor Trail on Thursday, October 15, 2009. He was born on Thursday, September 27, 1923, in Piney Fork, Ohio, to Francis and Elizabeth Mary (Williams) Ramey. Frank was a mason contractor and the owner of several construction companies in Strongsville, Ohio. He interned with the Higley Company in Cleveland, Ohio, in the early 1950's. He moved in the 1980s from Medina, Ohio, to Inverness, Florida.
Frank was a Veteran of WW II and served in the U.S. Army. He was a Prisoner of War in the German encampment and was a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart #776.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Clara Jean Hill Ramey, on July 10, 2005.
Survivors include his daughters, Debby Savage Whetstone and her husband Michael of Lecanto, Florida and Lorie Lynn Heisner and husband Keith of Inverness, Florida; sons, James W. Ramey of Florida and Frank T. Ramey and wife Shawna of Medina, Ohio; sister, Leona Morrow of Massillon, Ohio; grandchildren, Kenneth L. Savage, D.O. and Ryan M. Savage, both of Tampa, Florida, Jillian Marie Savage-Santiago and husband Rich of Indian Head, Maryland, Jason P. Savage of Lecanto, Florida, Mollie Jean Heisner and fiancÚ Craig Fass of Homosassa, Florida, Abbie Lynn Heisner and Trai Shinn of Inverness, Florida, Jim Ramey, Jr. of Ohio, Brad Ramey and wife Lisa of Cape Coral, Florida, John Ramey of Ohio, Becky Jurcich and husband Dave of Medina, Ohio, Kristy Pietruszka and husband Rob of Brunswick, Ohio, Michelle Hughes and husband Ryan of Chicago, Illinois and Jenna Ramey of Valley City, Ohio, Olivia and Shayla Ramey of Medina, Ohio and five great grandchildren.
Visitation will take place on Saturday, October 17, 2009, at 11:00 AM with a Chapel Service at 12 Noon at Fero Funeral Home. Entombment will follow with Military Honors at Fero Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Frank Ramey to Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 64127, Beverly Hills, Florida 34464.
The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of Citrus County, Arbor Trail, the Veteran's Administration, Interim Healthcare and Dr. Kenneth Savage for their sincere and caring support. Special thanks to his sister, Leona Morrow for the years of loving care and devotion.
Arrangements under the direction of Fero Funeral Home.
Published in the Citrus County Chronicle from 10/16/2009 - 10/21/2009
Francis Joseph Ramey (1893 - 1979)
Elizabeth Mary Williams Ramey (1902 - 1995)
Clara Jean Ramey (1923 - 2005)
Eugene V Ramey (1921 - 2000)*
Francis C. Ramey (1923 - 2009)
Leona T. Ramey Morrow (1925 - 2011)*
Fero Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Created by: Doris Albro
Record added: Oct 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43194758
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Added: Oct. 17, 2009