Earl Ramey

October 24, 1939 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 80)


Earl Ramey, 80, of Garrison, Texas passed away on June 14, 2020 in Garrison. He was born on October 24, 1939 in Tenaha, Texas to Alton Ramey, Sr. and Ida Mae Ross Ramey. A graveside service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Old Home Cemetery in Tenaha, Texas with Bro. Billy Clayton officiating.

Many knew him as Billy Boy or Bill Boy. He grew up in Tenaha and met the love of his life, Joyce, in Garrison, Texas. They married on June 16th 1960 and went on to have five children Willie Ramey of Beaumont, Earlene and husband Johnny Herron of Willis, Alton Ramey of Nacogdoches, Teresa McKey of Pasadena, and Michelle and husband Jim Jacobs of Center. Earl had a love for working on cars and followed in his father’s footsteps when he became a mechanic. For twenty years, he worked for Proller Steel in Houston before moving back to Garrison to open his own repair shop. Earl was a big fan of Audi Murphy westerns and had a love for Hank Williams Sr country and western songs. He also loved to keep people around him laughing by telling jokes. Earl was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend.

He is survived by his wife, two sons, three daughters, eleven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his twin sister, Pearl Webster of Pasadena.

Graveside Service

Old Home Cemetery

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