Fallen Warriors

Roger D. Ramsey - Class Of 1967


Roger D. Ramsey

OCTOBER 15, 1948 – JULY 3, 2021

Obituary of Roger D. Ramsey

Roger D. Ramsey, 72, of Poquoson, VA passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2021.

He was born October 15, 1948 in Rockbridge County, VA, but resided most of his life in Hampton. He was a 1967 graduate of Kecoughtan High School and completed the Electrical Apprentice training program through the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Roger was a member of IBEW Local Union 1340 for more than 30 years and retired as a journeyman electrician from Williamsburg Electrical Services in 2005 due to health reasons.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Wilson R. and Betty C. Ramsey. He is survived by his siblings, Jean R. Sandridge (John) of Ft. Defiance, Richard Wayne Ramsey (Ann) of Emporia, Sharon R. Gauldin (Charlie) of Emporia, Deborah R. Cowan (John) of Lexington, and Darrell W. Ramsey (Julie) of Williamsburg; children, Roger D. Ramsey, Jr. (Mary), Tracy L. Reed, and Amanda R. Stevens, all residing in Arizona; eight grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at 12:00 PM on Thursday, July 8, 2021 in the Chapel Mausoleum in Parklawn Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead, Ave., Hampton, VA 23666. A Celebration of Life will follow at 12:30 PM in the chapel. Burial will be at Parklawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Aide Society, 80 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA, or to Sparrow Missions at sparrowmissions.com with a memo referencing Sparrow Guitars.

Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.