Paul “Mike” Ramey, 86, of Scipio, passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at home.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at Oak Grove Cemetery. Rev. Tom Ramey and Rev. Dale Boyd will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020, at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service.
Born November 1, 1933, in Hazard Kentucky, Mike was the son of William “Jake” and Hattie (Lainhart) Ramey. He was united in marriage to Dorothy “Dottie” Manns. She survives.
Mike graduated North Vernon High School in 1952. He was a devout faithful member of the World Wide Church of God. He retired in 1985 from Cummins after 30 years. Mike loved sports, especially baseball and golf, he coached baseball, basketball, and softball through the years. He also loved fishing, gardening, and coon hunting. Mike was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of the Hayden Masonic Lodge and the Rolling Hills Shrine Club. Mike enjoyed playing the banjo, guitar, and bluegrass music.
In addition to his wife, Dottie Ramey of Scipio, survivors include daughters, Lucinda “Cindy” Ramey (Marc) Sharp of Lancaster TN, Jana Cope of North Vernon, Shari (Jeff) Shaw of Seymour; son, Michael Paul “Chip” (Valentina) Ramey of Springfield TN; brother in law, Ron Heavern of Scipio; sister in law, Lee Esther Ramey of North Vernon; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents, William “Jake” and Hattie Ramey; daughter, Debra Lynne Ramey Aubrey; one grandchild; brothers, Billy Ramey, William Ramey, and Virgil “Pete” Ramey; sisters, Alma Mae Ramey, and Joy Helen Ramey.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the Covenant House New York.
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