Perry  Ramsey
Services for Perry Paul Ramsey of Chickasha will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 25, in the First Christian Church with the Reverend Michael Oberlender officiating, under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.
Perry was born October 24, 1939 in Chickasha, Oklahoma, to his parents Jack and Pauline Ramsey. He passed away on October 23, 2019.
Perry grew up in Blanchard, Oklahoma, and moved to Chickasha where he lived until his death. He graduated from Chickasha High School and Central State College (UCO). He married Virginia Parnell on August 6, 1961, and they shared 58 years together.
Perry served in the Air National Guard from 1961 until 1965. He began his career in the automotive industry with Ford Motor Company in Oklahoma City and Detroit, Michigan. The family returned to Chickasha so that, "my children could have roots in a small town." He partnered in the farming and ranching business with his "best friend," his father-in-law, Dorsey Parnell. Their partnership continued for many years.
Perry worked briefly in the banking business, but joined Maremont Corporation before the plant opened in Chickasha and retired after 24 years, serving as Vice President of Operations and Plant Manager.
Perry's love for his community led to his involvement in many activities and organizations. He was President of the Rotary Club, Chickasha Chamber of Commerce, the Grady County Mineral Owners Association, and the USAO Foundation. He served on the boards of the Grady County Historical Society, the Red Cross, CASA, the Salvation Army, and the Boy Scouts. For many years, he was active in the Grady County Cattlemen's Association and a Marshall for the local Festival of Light. After officially retiring, he was honored to be named a Paul Harris Fellow in the Rotary Foundation. He later served as the Small Business Development Consultant for the Canadian Valley Technology Center. He faithfully served the First Christian Church as a Deacon, Treasurer, and Elder Emeritus.
Perry is survived by his wife Virginia, sons Stephen and wife Donna of Coppell, Texas, Jack and wife Deana of Lone Tree, Colorado, and Dorsey and wife Gianna of Tuttle, Oklahoma. His grandchildren are Preston and wife Emily, Avery, Parker, and Asher, and one great grandchild, Jacob Parnell (JP) Ramsey. Also, he is survived by his sister Jackie Harmon of Houston, Texas, and his brother Dan and wife Marilyn Ramsey of Chickasha, and sister-in-law Melanie and Kernon Machado, and several nieces and nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Pauline, and his grandson, Trevor Parnell Ramsey. Contributions may be given to the Alzheimer's Association, the First Christian Church of Chickasha, or a charity of your choice.
Published on October 23, 2019

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Gary Buser
Oct 25, 2019
A Great Friend of the Buser Family.
A loss we will all miss.
Ron Acree
Oct 25, 2019
Condolences and prayers from the Acree family. Perry was a good friend from our Blanchard and Chickasha days and we had both business and service club participation. He will be missed by all. Respectfully, Ron & Cindy Acree and the Acree family.
Carol (Gable) Emerson
Oct 25, 2019
My thoughts are with you and your family.
Wanda and Pete Shurow
Oct 24, 2019
Dorsey and Family, we are so sorry for your loss of your father and know God will watch over you and your family during this time! We will be thinking of you during your time of great loss our friend!

Love and God Bless, Wanda and Pete
WANDA SHUROW
Oct 24, 2019
Fall Fantasia was purchased for the family of Perry Ramsey by WANDA SHUROW.  Send flowers
phyllis g conrad
Oct 24, 2019
Sending love and prayrs to all of you.
Tamara Karns
Oct 24, 2019
I’m heart goes out to all of you!!! Such a sweet man!!!
Sara Waganer
Oct 23, 2019
Days of Sunshine Bouquet was purchased for the family of Perry Ramsey by Sara Waganer.  Send flowers
Tom and Mary (Busby) Wood
Oct 23, 2019
Virginia, Jackie, Dan and family,

We hope the memories of good times you shared with Perry will bring you peace and comfort in the coming days. Our special thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Sincere and heartfelt condolences.
Debra Hood
Oct 23, 2019
Perry always made me fell like family. Sad to see him go, but happy for him Love and prayers