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D.B. Ramsey, Jr.

February 3, 1926 ~ November 17, 2019 (age 93)


Dock Boyd “D.B.” Ramsey, Jr., age 93, of Dellinger Circle, passed away Sunday evening November 17, 2019 at home. He was born February 3, 1926 in Gaston County to the late Dock Boyd Sr. and Lily Strickland Ramsey.


D.B. was a WWII veteran of the United States Army. He was a long-time member of First Presbyterian Church, Cherryville.


He was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna R. Beigel; seven siblings, Zula Beam, Eva Abernathy, Louise Fowler, Jennie Ramsey, Evan Ramsey, Darris Ramsey, and Bobby Ramsey.


Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 75 years, Annie S. Randall Ramsey; son, Mike Ramsey (Janice) of Crouse; grandchildren, Shane Ramsey, Lea Graham (Dereck), Matthew Beigel (Amber), Amy Steadman (Jared); great-grandchildren, Zak Woodruff, Katie Ramsey, Kira Alvey, Ava Beigel, Ethan Beigel, Madison Steadman, Kyle Miller and Lily Steadman; great-great grandson, Jaxson Woodruff; sister, Margaret Brown.


His family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday November 20, 2019 at Carpenter-Porter Funeral home.


A Celebration of D.B.’s life, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church, Cherryville with Rev. Dr. Bill Lowe officiating.


Interment will follow at City Memorial Cemetery with military rights given by Cherryville American Legion Post 100.


Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 107 W. Academy St. Cherryville, NC 28021.


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November 20, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Carpenter Porter Funeral & Cremation Services
1100 East Main Street |
Cherryville, NC 28021

Funeral Service
November 21, 2019

2:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
107 W. Academy St.
Cherryville, NC 28021

Interment following funeral service
November 21, 2019

Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery

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