Louis Allen Ramsey



Louis Allen Ramsey 84, of Rocky Point passed gently from his earthly life on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at home with caring family by his side.

He was born July 4, 1933 in Pender County, the son of the late Henry Burton and Henrieta Murray Ramsey. Also remembered are his wife of 53 years, Claire Mae Futch Ramsey; sisters, Marie Croom, Eleanor Robinson, and Vermadine Ramsey; and brothers, J. D., Eugene, Carl and Kenneth “Bud” Ramsey, all who preceded Louis in death.

Louis is survived by his daughter, Jane Ramsey Davis (Greg); son, Archie Ramsey (Wanda); grandchildren, Brittany DeVane (Andy), Ashley Davis, Justin Ramsey and Jason Ramsey; great grandchildren, Ayden and Claire DeVane; sisters, Lillian Taylor, Carolyn Batts (Ronald) and Delores Brown; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Louis was a faithful member of New Direction Community Church. He loved and served the Lord and lived his life accordingly. Not only was Louis a loving husband, but a wonderful daddy, granddaddy, brother, uncle and friend. His wife, Claire was always the love of his life. Being very creative, Louis enjoyed woodworking and could fix anything, including completely remodeling their home. All of his life Louis loved and was dedicated to caring for his family. The joy Louis brought into this world will be remembered and will be greatly missed.

The family will receive friends 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Wilmington Chapel with service following at 12 noon. The Rev. Jeff Sutton will conduct the service.

Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank the staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice, especially Misty, Karen, Felicia, Renee, and Monica for their loving and compassionate care during the last months of Louis’ life.

Memorial gifts may be to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Burgaw.