Roger Ramsey

6/29/2013

Roger H. Ramsey, 88, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Meade District Hospital in Meade.

Roger H. Ramsey, 88, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Meade District Hospital in Meade.

He was born Jan. 31, 1925, in Garden City, to Oscar Earnest and Sara Pearl Horn Ramsey. He graduated from Garden City High School in 1943.

A farmer and rancher, Mr. Ramsey was a former Garden City resident. He had lived in Meade since 1987. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II.

On March 24, 1980, he married Rhonda Redd in Clovis, N.M. She died July 16, 2011. He also was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Forrest; a brother, Richard; and two sisters, Marjorie and Barbara.

Survivors include his children, Michael and Mark Ramsey, both of Garden City, Marsha Viers of Omaha, Neb., Michelle McDaniel of Junction City, and Dr. Remington Pettit of Perkins, Okla.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Meade. Graveside service will begin at 3 p.m. Monday at Valley View Cemetery, Garden City.

Visitation hours are noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Condolences may be given at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com. Memorials are suggested to Emmanuel Mennonite Church, in care of the funeral home.

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