Ted Lamar Ramsey, 74, of Columbia City, died at 4:20 a.m., Monday, April 4, 2010 at The Oaks, Columbia City. Born July 29, 1936 in Kosciusko County, he was a son of Frank and Geraldine (Jellison) Ramsey.
He graduated from South Whitley High School with the Class of 1955. He served in the United States Air Force for four years. For 30 years he worked for Safeway Grocery Stores in California before retiring. He moved to Columbia City in 2006 to be close to family. His memberships included Grace Brethren Church in Sidney.
Survivors include his mother, Geraldine Slater of Columbia City; brother, Ned Ramsey of Columbia City; and father, Frank Ramsey of Oklahoma.
At Mr. Ramsey’s request there will be no visitation or service. Burial will take place at a later date at South Whitley Cemetery, South Whitley.
Memorials in Mr. Ramsey’s memory can be made to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. To sign the guest register or send the family a condolence, visit www.demoneygrimes.com .