He was a member of First Baptist Church in Wildwood, Fla., and had attended Dalton Pike Baptist Church in Cleveland. He was active in antique car clubs.
He was the son of the late Orlando G. Ramsey and Martha Pauline Haun Ramsey. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ruth Long Ramsey, who passed away on Jan. 29, 1985; brother, Don Ramsey; and stepgrandson, Jeremy Donohoo.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Burris Ramsey of Oxford; one son, Eugene Sam Ramsey and wife, Sandy, of Cleveland; one stepson, Larry Burris of McDonald; four grandchildren: Cole Donohoo and Ashlynn Donohoo, both of Cleveland, Charles Burris of Knoxville and Brian Burris of Asheville, N.C.; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Martha Tom Mynatt of Knoxville; and two brothers: Glenn Ramsey and Wesley Ramsey, both of Cleveland.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Dudley Nichols.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.