MOUNT HOLLY - Ervin Callahan Ramsey, 73, passed away Feb. 10, 2014.
He was born in Mecklenburg County, son of the late Lonnie and Hazel Callahan Ramsey.
He was a US Air Force Veteran having served in the Strategic Air Command in Thule, Greenland as a fire protection specialist.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Abernathy Ramsey; three daughters, Betty Yocum and husband Tony of Maiden, Rhonda Miskowski and husband Rob of Shreveport, Louisiana, Dawn Deck and husband John of Forest City; two sons, Randy Ramsey and wife Sonia of San Juan Capis-trano, Calif. and Jeremy Kennedy and wife Nicole of Mount Holly; two sisters, Joann Drum and Gloria Fincher both of Charlotte; one brother, Bill Ramsey of Charlotte; 11 grandchildren, Heath, Nathan and Zachary Ramsey, Arianna and Elijah Miskowski, Haredon and Haedyn Yocum, Sid-ney Freeman, Karmyn and Bevin Deck, Hunter Kennedy; two great-grandchildren, Rayne and Kyndon Yocum.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Ramsey will be held 4 p.m. Saturday at the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Nic Rushing officiating.
Condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Feb. 12, 2014