Leslie Eugene Ramsey
Lyndhurst - Leslie Eugene Ramsey, 79, of Lyndhurst passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
Born June 20, 1941 in Rockbridge County, he was the son of the late Raymond Leslie and Vivian (Staton) Ramsey. On July 25, 1964 he married Barbara Dodd. The two shared a blessed marriage of 56 years.
Leslie was a graduate of Waynesboro High School Class of 1960. Following high school, he attended the University of Virginia School of Engineering. He was an active member of First Baptist Church for 52 years and served as a past Deacon and on various church committees. Leslie was also a member of the Blue Ridge Corvette Club and was a member of Lee Lodge #209 AF&AM and was a 32nd degree Mason for 45 years. Prior to retirement in 1996, he was employed with the Clifton-Forge Waynesboro Telephone Company where he worked for 26 faithful years. He was a board member of the DuPont Community Credit Union for 10 years and served as Treasurer, a committee member at Augusta Health, a board member of Waynesboro Retail Merchants Association, a board member of Waynesboro-East Augusta Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Waynesboro Noon Rotary Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Martin and Josephine Dodd; and brother-in-law, William Eugene Dodd.
Survivors include his loving wife, Barbara Dodd Ramsey; sisters, Alice Davis and Bernie Ramsey of Sun City, AZ; sisters-in-law, Patsy Dodd Eye (Sheldon) of Waynesboro and Joyce Dodd Robertston (Larry) of Fayetteville, NC; nieces and nephews, Gregory Eye (Amy) of Verona, Michael Robertson of Wilmington, NC, Teresa Dodd Bones of Knoxville, TN, Karen Robertson Libby (Bill) of Fayetteville, NC, and Preston Fry of Sun City, AZ; great nieces and nephews, Jake Bones, McKenna Robertson, John Robertson, Benjamin Crumpler, and Madysen Libby; and special friends, Deena and Gary Mitchell, Tyler MItchell and Josh, Sallie and Sadie Mitchell.
Following cremation, a graveside service with Masonic rites by Lee Lodge #209 will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Beech Grove Christian Church Cemetery, Club Creek Road (Rt. 680), Beech Grove, Va with Rev. Barrett Owen officiating. All who plan to attend are asked to meet directly at the cemetery. Due to COVID-19 facemasks and social distancing will be required.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Beech Grove Cemetery Fund, 1207 Beech Grove Road, Roseland, VA 22967 or First Baptist Church, Fellowship Fund, 301 S. Wayne Ave., Waynesboro, VA 22980.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes of Waynesboro.
Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com