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Visitation

Adams Funeral Home of Ozark
Thursday January 28th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral

Adams Funeral Home of Ozark
Friday January 29th, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Bill Ramsey

William "Bill" Elie Ramsey, age 76 of Springfield, formerly of Ozark, died January 24, 2021. He was born December 13, 1944 in Danville, Illinois, the son of Elie and Maude Clara (Waldon) Ramsey. On August 2, 1965, Bill was united in marriage to Barbara Reynolds. Bill worked in law enforcement throughout his life. He drove the first traffic patrol car in Christian County as deputy for the late sheriff, Buff Lamb. Bill also served as Chief of Police for Ozark. He also ran a maintenance business. Bill enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was an enthusiastic Cardinals baseball fan. Bill also enjoyed NASCAR and basketball. Survivors include: his wife, Barbara of Springfield; sons, Billy Ramsey and wife Tina of Springfield, Brian Ramsey and wife Cindy of Willard and Blain Ramsey and wife Melissa of Ozark; grandchildren, Derek, Bailey and Jake; Bryce, Tori, Brittany and Lucy; and Abigayle and Emma. Bill was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Barbara, Edith, Pearl, Shirley, Carol and Jody; and his brother, Carl. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 29, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Patrick Morrow officiating. Burial will follow at Vaughan-Oddfellows Cemetery, Ozark. Visitation will be from 6-8 P.M., Thursday evening in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Integrity Home Care and Hospice.

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Funeral Home Owner Feb 9 2021 12:00 AM

Have not seen bill in probably 40 years, he was certainly an asset to the Ozark, Christian County community. A very good man in my eyes.

Les & Peggy Wilson Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

Bill was my brother-in-law for over twenty years. Many camping trips and dinners together as family were enjoyed. He was a special man

Linda Ramsey Jan 25 2021 12:00 AM

Sending prayers and comfort to the family. Uncle Bill will be missed. I have many memories of days gone by. Laurie Scott and family

Laurie Scott Jan 25 2021 12:00 AM