Elmore Ramsey obituary: Elmore Ramsey's Obituary, Dove Topeka

In Memory Of
Elmore R. "Rod or ShopPop" Ramsey
1936 - 2023

Obituary photo of Elmore Ramsey, Dove-KS
Obituary photo of Elmore Ramsey, Dove-KS

In Memory Of
Elmore R. "Rod or ShopPop" Ramsey
1936 - 2023

Elmore R. “Rod” or “ShopPop” Ramsey, 87, of Berryton, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2023. He was born January 13, 1936 in Ottawa, Kansas, the son of Elmore H. and Verva (Currier) Ramsey.

Rod attended Berryton High School. He was employed by General Tire for 37 years and later Ramsey’s Automotive. He was a member of the Wagonear’s Camping Club and the Family Camper’s & Hikers Association.

Rod married Joan Reed on September 26, 1954 in Richland, Kansas. She survives. Other survivors include children, Candy (Michael) Bush of Topeka, Craig (Christy) Ramsey of Tecumseh, seven grandchildren, Michael (Nikki) Bush, Angela (Tom) Salazar, Matthew (Kara) Bush, Terri (Morgan) Dewey, Jenni (Ken) Balsmeier, Curtis (Erica) Ramsey and Danni (Andrew) Wodtke, and eighteen great-grandchildren. Also surviving are many friends that felt like they were his family.

A memorial visitation will take place from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2023 at Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. Graveside inurnment will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2023 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery southeast of Topeka.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the KSU Cancer Center, One Chalmers Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506.

Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. is assisting the family with service arrangements.

To leave the family a special message, please select the Share Memories option listed above.

Elmore R. “Rod” or “ShopPop” Ramsey, 87, of Berryton, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2023. He was born January 13, 1936 in Ottawa, Kansas, the son of Elmore H. and Verva (Currier) Ramsey.

Rod attended Berryton High School. He was employed by General Tire for 37 years and later Ramsey’s Automotive. He was a member of the Wagonear’s Camping Club and the Family Camper’s & Hikers Association.

Rod married Joan Reed on September 26, 1954 in Richland, Kansas. She survives. Other survivors include children, Candy (Michael) Bush of Topeka, Craig (Christy) Ramsey of Tecumseh, seven grandchildren, Michael (Nikki) Bush, Angela (Tom) Salazar, Matthew (Kara) Bush, Terri (Morgan) Dewey, Jenni (Ken) Balsmeier, Curtis (Erica) Ramsey and Danni (Andrew) Wodtke, and eighteen great-grandchildren. Also surviving are many friends that felt like they were his family.

A memorial visitation will take place from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2023 at Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. Graveside inurnment will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2023 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery southeast of Topeka.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the KSU Cancer Center, One Chalmers Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506.

Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. is assisting the family with service arrangements.

To leave the family a special message, please select the Share Memories option listed above.

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Visitation

Friday, May 19, 2023 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Dove Cremations & Funerals - Southeast
2843 SE Minnesota
Topeka, KS 66605
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Graveside Service

Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 10:30am
Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Southeast Chapel (785-266-6700) is assisting the family

Southeast Chapel (785-266-6700) is assisting the family

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