|Robert "Bob" Ramsey, 44, of Abingdon, died at 5:15 am Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at the Greater Peoria Specialty Hospital.
He was born on April 24, 1966 in St. Paul, Minnesota, the son of Joseph Gagliardi and Vera L. (Watkins) Ramsey. He married Sherry Palmer on August 15, 1987 in at the Congregational Church in Abingdon. She survives.
Bob is also survived by one daughter, Lacey (and Cody Tucker) Ramsey at home; one brother, William (and Jeanne) Ramsey of Roseville, Minnesota; five sisters, Mary (and Marvin) Kohel of Forest Lake, Minnesota, Betty (and John) Flier of Swan River, Minnesota, Martha "Pat" (and Art) Bjoin of Mason City, Iowa, Shirley (and Phillip) Grauel of Kansas City, Missouri and Theresa (and Dave) Anderson of Crystal, Minnesota; his in-laws, Floyd and Rose Palmer of Abingdon; one brother-in-law, Mike Palmer of Abingdon; one sister-in-law, Kathy (and Jeff) Gabbert of Abingdon. There are also several nieces and nephews who survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Minnie.
He worked as a certified nurse aide at area nursing homes. He had also worked at LaRoma Pizza in Abingdon. He was a member of the Congregational Church in Abingdon. His hobbies included candle making, woodworking, fishing and tormenting his nieces and nephews.
Cremation will be accorded. Memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm Friday, September 17, 2010 at the Congregational Church in Abingdon. Rev. M. Annette Faull will officiate. There will be no visitation. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.