Roy McKinley Ramey


In Loving

Roy McKinley Ramey

October 21, 1928 – February 24, 2021

Roy McKinley Ramey, 92, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, Roy was born on October 21, 1928 in Wise County, VA.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Emma Jean Ramey; and one son, Alan McKinley Ramey.

He is survived by his devoted children Edward, Sandra, David, Sheila, Charlotte, Douglas, Ricky, Veronica; and many grandchildren; great grandchildren and great- great grandchildren.

The family’s message — Love each other.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lacy Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 4, at Hillcrest Cemetery, with Rev. Tim Wilson officiating.

We will be following CDC COVID-19 guidelines, and state mandates on face covering, social distancing, and occupancy.



Lacy Funeral Home


Wednesday, March 3, 2021


6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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  1. Edward Ramey March 2, 2021 at 3:47 pm - Reply

    Dad, you and Mom are missed and will always be missed. We truly believe you are together again. Love, your son, Eddie

  2. Felicia March 2, 2021 at 3:53 pm - Reply

    My sweet Papa…. Although hearts are broken down here on earth, I know you are in heaven rejoicing with grandma. Thank you and grandma for giving me childhood memories I will always hold in my heart! Forever loved and missed! Felicia

  3. Stacy idajean parrish March 2, 2021 at 4:41 pm - Reply

    To my wonderful papa we miss u so much ❤️ I don’t know what I’m going to do with out u and ur stories u asking for a cup of coffee and telling me to b good stay off of those drugs well I’m still clean papa but I miss u so bad those 5 months I was with you were the best memories I need I’m not coming to see u to rest I already did that when u were here with me laughing together I’m letting you go now love your granddaughter Stacy as u would say baby girl

  4. Karen & Monk McCloud March 2, 2021 at 5:41 pm - Reply

    I am so sorry for your loss, I know he was loved by many.. prayers and hugs for all

  5. lois March 2, 2021 at 8:25 pm - Reply

    I recall Roy coming to Virginia recall Roy and Daddy (Ralph Ramey)sitting around the kitchen table having coffee talking for hours about the old times ..Ill never forget Roy

    • Edward Ramey March 5, 2021 at 8:21 pm - Reply

      Thank you so much for thinking about us and Dad.

  6. Billy and Diane Ramey March 2, 2021 at 10:15 pm - Reply

    So very sorry for your loss. Roy will be missed Sending. Prayers and. Love to the Family. Love. Billy and. Diane. Ramey

    • Edward Ramey March 5, 2021 at 8:26 pm - Reply

      Thank you Billy and Diane, we all will definitely miss Dad. Thanks for thinking of us.

  7. CAROLYN L Kercheval March 3, 2021 at 12:24 am - Reply

    To all my cousins you are in my prayers.uncle roy was a very good man.i remenber meeting up with him and Audrey with my sisters liz.betty.patty we were all going to a ramey reunion boy that was the best time we all had together.uncle Roy had us all laughing the whole time .That trip down home meeting up with him It left happy memories of him in our lives.I know my mom is glad to see and prayers to all of you .love Carolyn lewis Kercheval

    • Pamela Tarbottom March 3, 2021 at 3:14 am - Reply

      Mr Ramey. I known u all my life. Your a sweet kind loving man. You were always teasing me and making me laugh . Just knowing ur gone from just up the way from me makes me sad. I will miss u playing lottery teasing me and being who u were just u . I know I didn’t get to see much I always loved u as my friend forever. Penney and I Lay’s had fun playing at yall house growing up. We are family. God bless u and love u . Pammy

  8. Carlene Ramey March 3, 2021 at 2:48 am - Reply

    I cherish the years you were my father in law and friend the laughs and talks we have had. Rest in peace Mr. Ramey you and Mrs. Ramey are together now

  9. Sandra Mohr March 3, 2021 at 3:15 am - Reply

    Dad, It’s very hard to say good-bye. I’m going to miss you so much, our talks, your jokes that made me laugh out loud. Rest now with Mom and Alan. You loved each of us unconditional.
    I Love you♥️ Proud I’m your daughter! Sandi
    (My Sandi) your name for me. Rest and sleep in peace🙏 My heart is broken💔
    A good life leaves behind seeds that keep on growing.
    Your father’s stories, his values, and his love of family all live on in you…what a wonderful legacy.

    With Love your family♥️

  10. Tonia March 3, 2021 at 10:59 pm - Reply

    Papa there are not enough words to describe the void that this family now has without you here on earth. I will miss how you always had something funny to say about whatever was going on.
    You will be greatly missed I can just imagine your smile when you got to rejoice with grandma and Alan. Rest in peace papa I love you!

  11. Jimmy March 4, 2021 at 9:39 pm - Reply

    You will be miss

  12. Mary E Lauterbach March 4, 2021 at 11:17 pm - Reply

    So sorry for the loss of yalls dad, Mr.Ramey was a very nice man,never heard him raise his voice. He loved his children that for sure.My prayers are with all for healing.

  13. Alan Mckinley Ramey Jr. March 6, 2021 at 3:02 pm - Reply

    Much love

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