Samuel P. Ramsey

Samuel P. Ramsey, 75, of East Ridge, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004, at his home.
He was a native of Franklin, N.C., but had lived in the Chattanooga area most of his life.
He was a member and deacon of South Seminole Baptist Church.
He was a 50-year  Mason at Whorley Lodge No. 601 and a 32nd-degree member of Scottish Rite and Alhambra Shrine.
He attended Western Carolina University.
Mr. Ramsey was involved in Dizzy Dean Baseball for 20 years and was the first person inducted into the Dizzy Dean Hall of Fame.
He was retired from Ramsey Brick Sales after many years of service.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Winfred A. Ramsey and Bobby Ramsey.  He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Pat Ramsey, two sons, Barry Ramsey of Chattanooga and Chris Ramsey; one granddaughter, Valerie Ramsey; one great-granddaughter, Caitlyn Marie Ramsey, all of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Peggy Pendergrass of Inverness, Fla.; and Patsy (Henry) Claywell of Tampa, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at South Seminole Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron Perry, the Rev. Billy Dean and Dr. C.S. Knapp officiating.  Burial will be private.
Arrangements by the Chattanooga Funeral Home East Chapel.

Submitted by Robert Tanner