A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 6 at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary, 459 Hollow Way, Nevada City, for Roy Ellis Ramey. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. Graveside services will follow with full military honors, provided by the All Veterans Honor Guard at Sierra Memorial Lawn Cemetery, 459 Hollow Way, Nevada City.
Mr. Ramey passed away May 28 in Nevada City. He was 82.
He was born Oct. 26, 1924, to Rose (Davis) and Roy Ramey in Fort Smith, Ark.
Mr. Ramey served his country in the United States Merchant Marines and married Jacqueline Ramey on June 27, 1948, in Salinas. He was the owner of Northern Queen Inn, Trolley Junction Restaurant and The Nevada County Traction Co.
Mr. Ramey is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Ramey; daughters and sons-in-law Colleen and Albert Flores, and Robyn and Gregg Adams; son, Roy James Ramey; grandchildren Cindy Florez and Dennis Goens, Sandy Flores and John Wyper, Al Flores and Sarah Callahan, Roy George Ramey and James Ramey and his wife, Jessica; great-grandchildren Anthony and Dena Carman, Timothy and Tiffany Carman, Johnathan Carman, Christopher Beard, Jennifer King, Jacqueline King, Alexander Flores, Evan Flores, Ezra Flores, Serenity Flores, Scarlet Rose Ramey, Wyatt Ramey and Ty Ramey; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his great-granddaughter, Brenda Marie Beard, in 1987; great-great-granddaughter, Cali Naomi Carman, in 2005; four sisters; and two brothers.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 2399 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley, CA 95945.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.
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