In Memory of Rev. Dennis Ramsey

by | Jan 17, 2019 | Death Announcements

With sadness, we share the news that Rev. Dennis D. Ramsey, a retired elder in the Desert Southwest Conference, died on Monday, December 17, 2018.

Rev. Ramsey was born on October 4, 1928 in Ellery, IL. He graduated from McKendree College and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. He married Martha in 1953 and they had two sons. Rev. Ramsey was ordained and served in the Southern Illinois Conference of The Methodist Church at the Mount Vernon Circuit, Rosiclare, Carlyle and Johnson City. He transferred to the Southern California-Arizona Conference of The Methodist Church and served at Phoenix: Asbury UMC and Phoenix: Brooks Memorial UMC. In the Southern California-Arizona Conference of The United Methodist Church and the Pacific Southwest Conference, he continued to serve at Phoenix: Brooks Memorial UMC and Phoenix: Christ UMC. In the Desert Southwest Conference, he served at Phoenix: Christ UMC and Sun City: Lakeview UMC. He retired in 1999 and was bestowed the title Pastor Emeritus of Lakeview UMC in Sun City.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Lakeview United Methodist Church, 10298 W. Thunderbird Blvd., Sun City, AZ 85351.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Dennis Ramsey scholarship fund at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, 2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201 or by clicking here. Please indicate the gift is for the Dennis Ramsey scholarship fund. Gifts can also be made to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, 201 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.

Condolences can be sent to Greg Ramsey, 9730 W. Runion Drive, Peoria, AZ 85382.

With gratitude for the life and ministry of Rev. Dennis Ramsey, please hold the family in prayer at this time.

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Author: Episcopal Office

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