McMinnville resident and Warren County native Karl William Ramsey, 64, was born Feb. 26, 1950 and died April 5 at Alvin C. York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro following an extended illness.
A retired employee of Carrier Corporation and a U.S. Army veteran, he was the son of the late Clyde William and Sarah Jean Savage Ramsey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Douglas Wayne Ramsey.
Mr. Ramsey is survived by two sisters, Vicki (Mitchell) Biles of Jackson, and Rita Ramsey of McMinnville; two nieces, Cherlisa (Gabriel) Reynolds of Fayetteville, N.C., and Chernae (Tavarius) Anderson of Jackson; two nephews, Chris Biles of Nashville and Torrell Ramsey of LaVergne; three great-nieces, Jaden, Brianna and Gabrielle, all of Fayetteville, N.C.; great-nephew, Adrian Anderson of Jackson and two step-children, Corey Brown of Nashville and Heather Brown of Murfreesboro.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Gardens of Memory with Robert Bonner officiating. Full military honors will be administered by the VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 11, 2014