John “Jack” Weldon Ramsey, Jr., 86, passed away on December 11, 2021. Born in Winnsboro, SC on February 23,1935. He was the son of the late John Weldon and Martha Phillips Ramsey, Sr.
Jack is survived by his wife Betty H. Ramsey, his children, Elizabeth (Jimmy) Joyner, John “Robby” Robert Ramsey, Tammy Elaine Ramsey; grandchildren, Paul (Allison) Ramsey, Daryl Ramsey, Miranda Harris, James “Jay” (Caroline) Joyner, Samuel “Sam” Joyner, Jodi Bigham and Robert Ramsey; and great grandchildren, Colton Ramsey, Paul Ramsey, Jr., Nathan Harris.
In addition to his parents, Jack, was predeceased by his siblings, Jean P. Ramsey, James (Pat) B. Ramsey, Mary Eliza “Peggy” Ramsey, Samuel Robert Ramsey, Clara Louise Ramsey, and Martha “Liba” Elizabeth Martin.
Jack served his country by serving in the South Carolina National Guard and the South Carolina State Guard. He retired after many years of service from the South Carolina Forestry Commission as a Forest Fire Warden. Also, he worked part time with his brother, Samuel Robert Ramsey as a carpenter. After retiring, he worked part time with the Mid County Water Co. ,Inc. Jack was a member of Lebanon Presbyterian Church and the Winnsboro Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and Western Square Dancing.
The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice and Diane Moore for their compassionate care.
A graveside service will be held at 3 o’clock PM Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery conducted by Reverend Matthew Coplin. The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 5:30 PM to 7:30PM at Pope Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made to Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery Association, 928 Ramsey Road, Winnsboro, SC 29180, Amedisys Hospice, 1900 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia, SC 29169 or Fairfield County Council on Aging, 210 East Washington Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180.
Pope Funeral Home is assisting the Ramsey family.
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