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William H. "Bill" Ramsey, Sr.

Obituary Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Funeral services for William H. "Bill" Ramsey, Sr., age 89, of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 5, 2011 from the Clarkesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Jan Devereaux and Rev. Trent Smith officiating. Interment will follow the service in Clarkesville Memorial Cemetery and the family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, February 4, 2011 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Mr. Ramsey passed away Wednesday, February 2, 2011 following a period of declining health.

Born July 29, 1921 in Habersham County, Mr. Ramsey was the son of the late David Harvey and Bessie Ivester Ramsey. Mr. Ramsey was a United States Navy Veteran having served in WWII and he was a member of Clarkesville United Methodist Church. Mr. Ramsey was retired as owner and operator of Ramsey Food Store. In addition to his parents, Mr. Ramsey is preceded in death by granddaughter Jennifer Snow Shilling, brothers R.E. Ramsey, Bruce Ramsey, Donald Ramsey, and Alex Ramsey, and sisters Gladys Spivey and Bessie Hallford.

Survivors include his wife Louise Baker Ramsey of Clarkesville, daughters and sons in law Sharon and Lee Schilling of Lookout Mountain, Melba and Tram Lance of Calhoun, son and daughter in law Bill and Cammie Ramsey, Jr., grandchildren Angela McAllister of Denver, Colorado, Bradley McAllister and wife Carrell of Atlanta, Reade Shilling of Los Angeles, California, Casey Ramsey of Clarkesville and his fiancé Rebekah Riley of Jefferson, Brittany Elliot and husband Josh of Clarkesville, and Emily Lance of Calhoun.

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 1925 Century Blvd., Suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30345.

Those wishing may send condolences by visiting www.hillsidememorialchapel.com.

Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256
Funeral Date
02/05/2011 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Hillside Memorial Chapel