Robert Dale Ramey died at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas October 20, 2020 at the age of 76. Bob was born December 20, 1943 in Newton, Kansas to William E. and Mildred L. (Johnson) Ramey. He attended elementary school in South Haven, Kansas where his parents ran a service station. When his parents moved their business to Wellington, Kansas he attended school here graduating with the class of 1963.
Bob served his country in the Army from October 1964 to May 1967 serving in Vietnam where he was exposed to Agents Pink and Purple and DDT. On March 29, 1972 Robert and Karen Quinalty were united in marriage in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Together they celebrated forty-eight and half years of marriage. Bob worked at Ross Industries (now Cargill) for serveral years but the majority of his adult working life was in the aircraft industry. He took early retirement from BAE (TECT) after 18 years.
Bob loved history, enjoyed coin collecting, guns, NASCAR, sharing trivia on many subjects, lunch from his Taco Bell kids and Andy's large chef salad. He was a blood donor for many years and earned a 1000 hour volunteer pin from the SRMC Auxiliary.
Preceding Robert in death are his parents, Bill and Mildred Ramey, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and his in-laws, Nick and Blanche Quinalty who thought highly of him.
Survivors include his wife, Karen of Wellington, Kansas; brother, William E. (Bill) Ramey, Jr. (Susan) of Pine, Colorado; sister Virginia Rayle (Ron) of Wellington, Kansas; sister, Dorothy Kidder (Buck) of Gentry, Arkansas. Also surviving are many cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws, friends, and his lonely cat, Zoey.
Per Robert's wishes cremation has taken place and no services will be held. Private burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the American Red Cross, Avenue of Flags or the Bryce Day Memorial Foundation. Contributions may be mailed or left with the funeral home. To share a memory or condolences, please visit www.cornejofuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Cornejo Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington, Kansas.
Published on October 22, 2020