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LCDR Robert Winford Ramey

LCDR Robert Winford Ramey

Birth
Groveton, Trinity County, Texas, USA
Death 2 Jun 1958 (aged 38)
Seville, Volusia County, Florida, USA
Burial Lake Mary, Seminole County, Florida, USA
Plot Garden of Christus-M 54s6
Memorial ID 157646350 · View Source
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The airfield of the Naval Air Station in Sanford, Seminole County, Florida was dedicated on February 6, 1959 in honor of Lt. Commander Robert W. Ramey, a decorated World War II pilot. He sacrificed his life in 1958 while saving his crew before his A3D Skywarrior exploded and crashed.











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Related through Grandparents William Merrill and his sister Sarah Ann Merrill Long, the wife of James Anderson Long.
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ROBERT WINFORD RAMEY
FLORIDA
LCDR U.S. NAVY
WORLD WAR II KOREA
DFC - AM & 5 GS
APRIL 5, 1920 JUNE 2, 1958


  • Created by: L.M. Shiver Thomas
  • Added: 31 Jan 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 157646350
  • L.M. Shiver Thomas
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCDR Robert Winford Ramey (5 Apr 1920–2 Jun 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 157646350, citing Oaklawn Memorial Park, Lake Mary, Seminole County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by L.M. Shiver Thomas (contributor 47026140) .