Roger L. Ramsey

September 10, 1951 ~ July 27, 2020 (age 68)


Roger L. Ramsey, age 68, of Sneedville, went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 27, 2020.  He was a member of Duck Creek Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his father, Layton Ramsey; sister, Cathy Greer; grandparents, Woodrow & Pauline Martin.  Roger was a smart, kind, honest and  generous man.  He spent his life as a hardworking, dedicated and faithful man.  He is loved and will be missed by many.  Without a doubt, Roger Ramsey’s life was well lived and he was loved.  Roger was the one person in the crowd that others were drawn to.  His genuine spirit immediately put others at ease.  He befriended everyone who was blessed to cross his path.  When you walked away from Roger Ramsey you walked away with a smile on your face.  It was the sincerity in his voice that immediately could put one at ease. It was the confidence in his look that assured others around him that things would be okay. Ramsey’s Racking Horses was a trademark to Roger and his avid passion for horses.  The quality of dedication and hard work that he put into his horses was his legacy and it will continue to live on through his family

Survivors include;

His wife; Clara Ramsey

His mother; Edith Ramsey

His children; Jeff (Tabitha) Ramsey, Ashley (Kevin) Marion, Neil (Anita) Lamb, Connie (Carl) Williams and Chad (Summer) Mabe

His grandchildren; Blaze, Brady & Brandon, Presley, Kristine, Kayla & Wyatt, Jacob & Isaiah, Truett & Mallory

7 great-grandchildren

His brothers; Jerry (Deanna), Ronald (Jeannie), LC (Shelia) and Raymond (Lynn)

His sister; Marcie (Anthony)

Very special uncle; Shep Horton

Life-long friend; Coy Bell


Visitation services will be held 6 to 8 P.M. on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Duck Creek Baptist Church

A private funeral will be held at a later date

Rev. Kester Bunch and Rev. Alan Lamb officiating

Special music will be provided by Carrie Williams

Final resting place will be in the Horton Cemetery

Serving as pallbearers will be Kenny Horton, Tony Seal, Jason Carroll, Jerry Lee Brooks, Gerald Delph, Tim Hopkins & Roy Robertson

Transportation to final resting place will be provided by Jason Sexton and his team.


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McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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July 29, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Duck Creek Baptist Church
Duck Creek Road
Sneedville, Tn 37869

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