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“Sorry to hear of his passing. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Terry Gann - Huntsville, TX

“Sorry to hear of his passing. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Terry Gann - Classmate

“Met Larry back in 1968, just as he was heading to Ft. Leonard Wood to start boot camp. On his week-ends off, he would stop on his way home, usually...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Alice & Jim Schroeder - FL

“We are so sorry to hear about Uncle Larry's passing. My husband and I had a wonderful time with Uncle Larry last time we were in town as my Aunt...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Cyndi and Steve Handley - IL

“It is a sad time for our family. I am so happy I was able to talk to my brother when he was in the Hospital. I have been gone a long time from the...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: John Ramsey - Orland Park, IL

“So sorry to he ar of Larry 's passing. Great guy. Had a lot of fun together in high school. Terry campbell ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Terry Campbell - Tucson, AZ

“Rest in peace Uncle Larry. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Ronnie Ramsey - Fenton, MO

“Have known Larry since our fathers lived in the same complex as seniors.have had a closer relationship with him for the past 14/15 years as we moved...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Richard Lehr - Belleville, IL

“A good friendWhen ever we needed him , a phone call and he was thereHe always gave us more than we gave himWe all called him "SARGE"Most people in...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Bob &. Barbara Schneidewind - FL

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Larry Lee Ramsey, 68, of Shiloh, IL; formerly of Marissa, IL; born on November 2, 1947 in Marissa, IL; passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016 at John Cochran Veterans Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Mr. Ramsey was a demolition expert who specialized in deconstructing large and industrial buildings, although his first love was farming. He was a proud United States Army Veteran. He was associated with the First United Methodist Church of Marissa. Larry was an avid NASCAR and St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Rosel and Catherine, nee Voytas, Ramsey. One nephew – David Little. Two great nephews – Nick Kraus and Justin Little.

He is survived by his brothers and sisters – John Ramsey of Orland Park, IL; Eileen Little of Marissa, IL; Ray Ramsey of Sparta, IL; Dorothy Kraus of Shiloh, IL. His favorite uncle – August Voytas of Coulterville, IL. His aunt – Lucille Voytas of Paducah, KY. Nieces and nephews – Cindi Handley; Doug Little; Lori Adair; Russell Little; Amy Reese; Angie Ramsey; Ronnie Ramsey; Randy Ramsey; Donna Luebbers; Rod Kraus; Guy Kraus. Also survived by his companion – Paulette Birkner. Cousins, great nieces and nephews and many friends.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Marissa Senior Center.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Memorial services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 11:00am.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.