Joseph C. Ramsey, 89, of Harriman, departed this earth to be with Christ at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.
He was born in Oakdale on Oct. 12, 1923, to William H. and Ruby Ramsey. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Danny Ray Ramsey.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Treva A. Ramsey, Harriman; sons, Joseph E. Ramsey (Debbie), Harriman, David M. Ramsey (Patricia), Harriman, Terry A. Ramsey (Debbie), Crossville, and Frederick T. Ramsey (Joy), Harriman; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and special friend, Bill Goldston, Harriman.
Memorial graveside services are planned for noon Saturday, Jan. 12, at Roane Memorial Cemetery, Rockwood. Father Michael Sweeney of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and Minister Josh Head of Harriman First Christian Church are officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to either Blessed Sacrament Church in Harriman or Harriman First Christian Church. Evans Mortuary, Rockwood, is in charge of arrangements.
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