Paul Ransom, 50, of Ramona, passed away on August 7, 2013. He was born in San Diego, California, on April 1, 1963, to Joseph and Esther Ransom.
Paul grew up in Ramona and graduated from Ramona High School. He worked in the family business and has been a principal of Ransom Pump & Supply since 1983. Paul worked on nearly everyone's pump in Ramona. He was also a dedicated board member at In His Steps, and was an active, serving member of Mountain View Community Church.
Paul is survived by his wife, Cynthia; two step-children, Nicholas (Heather) Head and Sarah (Kenny) Groves, both of Ramona; and three grandchildren, Joshua, Brodie and Zoey. He also leaves behind his mother, Esther Ransom of Ramona; brother, Weld (Susan) Ransom of Minneapolis; and two sisters, Susan (Jimmie) Allen of Hesperia and Janet Baxendale of Princeton. He will also be greatly missed by "The Ransom Eight", his beloved eight nephews, Jason, Joe, Luke, Chris, Ben, Blair, Sam and Graham.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Paul at Mountain View Community Church in Ramona on Friday, August 16, 2013, at 10am. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Paul's memory to: In His Steps Christian Homes, 1619 La Brea St., Ramona, CA 92065.
Bonham Bros & Stewart Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the family.