Ramage, Randel

Randel Lee Ramage, 80, of Burna, KY passed away on Father’s Day, June 17, 2018, at Baptist Health in Paducah, with his son and daughter-in-law by his side.

Born on February 8, 1938 in Barlow, KY, Randel was the youngest of four children. He grew up in Burna and spent the majority of his life there. In 1963, he married Stephanie Ann Henry of Marion, KY. They raised two sons, Logan and Aron, in the house that he and his father built together in Burna.

The Ramage family enjoyed camping at Kentucky Lake, water skiing on the Cumberland River, in addition to beach vacations in Florida. They also loved their pets and treated them as important members of the family.

Randel was a kind-hearted and loving husband, father, uncle, neighbor, and friend to many. In his younger years, he enjoyed riding horses. He was also mechanically inclined and always very interested in and knowledgeable about automobiles. He even liked to make sketches of them.

Randel was a third generation Star Route Mail Contractor for the US Postal Service, transporting the mail at night between post offices in the region.

He is survived by one son, Aron Lee Ramage, and his wife, Janis Lynne Piwonka, of Memphis, TN.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Stephanie Ann Ramage; a son, Logan Edward Ramage; a sister, Bobbie Nell Massey; brothers Don L. Ramage and Elvie Wayne Ramage; and his parents Doris Boyd Ramage and Norbin Edward Ramage.

Memorial services will be at 1 PM, Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Dyer Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Jim Greer officiating. Burial will follow in Dyer Hill Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 5 to 8 PM, Friday, June 22, 2018, at Dyer Hill Baptist Church.

Arrangements are in care of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremations Services of Salem, KY.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to: Mary Hall Ruddiman Canine Shelter, 24 Just-A-Mere Road, Marion, KY 42064.

Condolences may also be left online at boydfuneraldirectors.com.

Published 12:00 AM, Tuesday Jun. 19, 2018
Updated 08:48 AM, Tuesday Jun. 19, 2018

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