John Ramsey

September 13, 1930 - February 29, 2008
John Ramsey

J.P. Ramsey, 77, of Edneyville died Friday afternoon, February 29, 2008. He was the son of the late Frank and Frances Ramsey.

A native of Marshall, NC, he had lived in Henderson County since 1960. He attended Western Carolina University. He was a high school and college football star and shared his love of sports as a coach and enthusiast his entire life.

He owned and operated Equipment Sales and Service in Edneyville. He was an involved member of the Lion’s Club, serving as District Governor for two terms.

J.P. was a man who would give you the shirt off of his back if he thought you needed it.

He is survived by his close and dear friend, Joy Cole; a son, John Mark Ramsey of Durango, CO; a daughter, Melissa Ann Ramsey of Huntington Beach, CA; three grandchildren, London Hahn, Aja Mae Ramsey, and Zoe Kazmiera Ramsey; a brother, Herschel Ramsey and a sister, Eva Hensley.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, March 5, 2008 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Dr. Robert Blackburn will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at 4 PM at Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Marshall, NC.

Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, 571 S. Allen Road, E. Flat Rock, NC 28731.


Service

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Visitation

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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