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Robert Ray Ramsey

July 1, 1950 November 1, 2018
Robert Ray Ramsey
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Robert Ray Ramsey, 68, formerly of Ligonier, died Thursday, November 1, 2018 in Texas.

He was born July 1, 1950 in Ligonier, PA, a son of the late Robert (Bob) Ralph and Billie Harmon Ramsey.

He grew up in Killeen, Texas and after graduating from Killeen High School in 1968 he attended the University of Texas and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
He enjoyed a very successful career in banking and retired in 2014 as the EVP of Commercial Banking at Wells Fargo Bank in Grapevine, TX.

Ray had a passion for golf and UT, for golf and "road trips," for golf and Ligonier, for golf and for golf at beautiful places.

While practicing skill shots on the driving range Ray met and courted JoAnn Froelich of Mandan, ND and they were married in and they were married in 1994. Four years ago they fulfilled their dream of building their own custom home in Horseshoe Bay, TX where Ray enjoyed his golfing passion and could be seen "tooling around" in Sparky his golf cart.

His beautiful wife JoAnn, his sister and brother in law , Suzanne and David Schoenecker of Denver, NC, as well as his Uncle Jim and Aunt Kay Ramsey of Latrobe, PA as well as multiple cousins survive Ray.

Ray was preceded in death by his father and mother, Bob and Billie Ramsey and his grandparents Ralph and Emma Ramsey of Ligonier, PA.

Ray will always be remembered for being a true and trusted friend, and mentor in the work place, tutoring and negotiating younger bankers through the banking crisis of 1989 and 2007. Everyone loved Ray and he will be sorely missed and never forgotten.

Services and burial will be held Saturday at 11:00AM in the chapel of the Ligonier Valley Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. J. Paul McCracken officiating.

The J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel, Inc. of Ligonier is assisting the family.

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