Funeral services, celebrating the life of Owen R. Ramsey, 100, of Pataskala, were held November 13, 2015, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with his pastor, the Rev. Matthew VanWinkle as celebrant. Burial followed in the Kirkersville Cemetery, where Owen was laid to rest next to his beloved wife, Eloise (Bauman), who preceded him in death on October 26, 2003.
He was born January 13, 1915, in Gallipolis, the son of the late Wilbert N and Ina Mae (Martindale) Ramsey. A retired farmer and school bus driver, Owen enjoyed hunting and spending time with children.
He was a life-long active member of the Kirkersville United Methodist Church
In addition to his parents, and wife, he was preceded in death by his brother, Hershel; an infant sister, Martha; his sister, Julia Collins; and foster daughter, Karen Kennedy.
He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews; great, greatgreat, and great-great-great nieces and nephews; many friends; and his church family at Kirkersville.
Memorials may be directed to the Kirkersville U.M. Church, P.O. Box 7, Kirkersville, Ohio 43033.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, are honored to care for Owen and his family.