Return to: Obituaries | Obituaries Archive
John Ramsey (10-26-2017)
John Ramsey, 83, of
Merritt Island, Fla.,
went home to be with his
Lord and Savior October
10, 2017, at Wuesthoff
John was born in
Farmerville in 1934
to Fletcher and Marie
Ramsey and lived on
Merritt Island, Florida
since 1965. John served
in the United States Air
Force, retired as a NASA
and wholly devoted
himself to his wife, their
children and church.
While John received
many awards working
for NASA, his greatest blessings were derived from
Christ in his family, friends and church.
John will never be forgotten and lives in the hearts
of all that loved and knew him.
John was a beloved husband, father, grandfather,
brother and friend.
He was preceded in death by: His parents; his loving
wife, Doris, after 58 wonderful years of marriage.
He is survived by: His sister; Kay Mitchell and
husband Monroe; daughter Kim and husband Jeff;
Hernandez, a son, Stephen and wife Joanna; Ramsey,
Grandchildren; Ashley and husband Matt Meccia, Kendall
(fiancée- Caitlyn), Stephen and Katrina Ramsey;
great grandchild; Michael Kent Meccia; a sister- in-law,
Peggy Brown, nephews and nieces; Pam and husband
Ken Holt, Karen and husband Greg Cain, Bobby and
wife Susie Mitchell, Jeff, Bart and Chase Brown, grand
nephews and nieces – Chris, Chad, Kelly and Kristin.
Visitation with the family were held at 1:00 PM
followed by the memorial service at 2:00 PM on Friday,
October 13, 2017 at The Life Event Center at Florida
Memorial in Rockledge, Florida, with interment to
follow in Florida Memorial Gardens.
Donations to Wuesthoff Hospice are preferred and
flowers are welcome.