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Bobby Dale Ramsey

September 8, 1930 — January 8, 2024

Liberal, Missouri

Bobby Dale Ramsey

 

Bobby Dale Ramsey, age 93, of Liberal, Missouri passed away January 8, 2024, at Seasons Care Center in Kansas City, Missouri.
 
Bobby was born September 8, 1930 in Pittsburg, Kansas to Charles C. Ramsey and Nanniel Elizabeth (Adcock). On February 4, 1955, Bobby married Virginia Lea Miller in Miami, Oklahoma, she preceded him in death in 2007. Bobby married Lola "Kay" VanDorn on September 4, 2010 in Liberal, Missouri, she preceded him in death in 2018.
 
Bobby worked as a supervisor for 30 plus years at the Kansas City Water Department, while also working as a night manager at Red-X grocery store for 27 years. He also owned and operated a grocery store in Jerico Springs, Missouri for 6 years. Bobby was a member of the VFW and he loved to travel. He became an ordained minister at the age of 82, so that he had the honor of marrying his grandson, Johnathan Dale. He was a jack of all trades but a master of none. He was thrilled that his family continued the tradition of using his middle name "Dale" in many of the names of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He attended Lamar Christian Church and also Callaway Baptist Church in Callaway, Maryland.

Survivors include one son, David Ramsey and his wife Judy of Kansas City, MO; five daughters, Vicky Deering of Smithville, Missouri, Vicki Volkman and her husband Carl of Pineville, Missouri, Sandra Sutton and her husband John of Leonard Town, Maryland; Nanette Shoemaker of Kansas City, MO, and Angela Lemieux and her husband Patrick of Kansas City, MO; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Virgina; his second wife, Kay; one brother, Eugene Cox; one sister, Jane Nutting; and two grandsons, Jacob Williams and Johnathan Callison.
 
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 13, 2024 at Daniel Funeral Home with burial to follow at Bakers Grove Cemetery in Lamar, MO. 

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 13, 2024 prior to the service at the funeral home.

Contributions are suggested and made payable to Christ's Church of Las Cruces c/o Pastor Rob Wilson.
 
Condolences may be shared at www.dfhlamar.com

 

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