Walter F. Ramey, age 88, entered into rest August 30, 2013 at Holston Manor. He was born in Kentucky and was a longtime resident of the Kingsport area. Walter was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Clementime Elswick Ramey, his wife of fifty-seven years, Helema D. Ramey, and a son, Gary Ramey. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was stationed in New Guinea and the Philippines; he also was a Sgt. with the Military Police. Walter retired from CSX Railroad where he had been employed as a Yard Master. Survivors include a son, Bryan Ramey, and his wife Marlowe of Albany, GA; four grandchildren, Anthony, Greg, Alex and Kristin; and eight great-grandchildren, Madison,Gavin,Callen, Brooke, Ian,Torrie, Alexander and Caroline. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 6, 2013 at East Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW. Please visit www.eastlawnkingsport.com
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