Howard was born on June 5, 1933 in Iatan, Missouri to Howard Vance & Etta Mae (Boatwright) Ramsey.
He was a member of the U.S. Air Force.
Howard married Elizabeth Jane Boos on July 3, 1954, she preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, niece, Teresa McElfresh & a sister-in-law, Mary Ramsey.
Survivors: son, Mark Ramsey of Doniphan, KS. daughter, Karen Ramsey of Lancaster, Kansas daughter, Nilita Ramsey of Doniphan, Kansas 9 grandchilren & 10 great-grandchildren brother, Gene Ramsey of Topeka, Kansas sisters, Janis Pukach of Topeka, Kansas Sharon McElfresh of Atchison, Kansas numerous nieces & nephews.
Memorial Service: 11:00 A.M. Friday, November 8, 2013 at the Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Troy, Kansas. Visitation: 1 hour prior to service, friends may call after 9 A.M. Friday. Inurnment: Doniphan Cemetery, Doniphan, Kansas. Memorials: Howard Ramsey Memorial Fund