James Wayne Ramey, age 80 of Arley, formerly of Mountain View, Arkansas, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family Tuesday, August 22, 2023.
He was born August 5, 1943 to Gerald Arthur Ramey and Dardanella Ramey. James proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1966-1969. He also worked as a Ranger for the United States Forestry Service, last serving in Double Springs on the Bankhead National Forest until his retirement in 1999.
Visitation will be Sunday, August 27, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Foothills Baptist Church of Mountain View, Arkansas, where the service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be at Old Historical Cemetery in Mountain View. Pastor Tommy Medley and Bro. Matthew Ramey will officiate the service. Service under the direction of Roller-Coffman Funeral Home, Mountain View, Arkansas (870) 269-3462.
James is survived by his daughter, Lea Ann Farmer; son, John S. Ramey, wife Beth; and brother, John F. Ramey, wife Lynn; grandchildren, Mandy Tucker, husband Cameron, Matthew Ramey, wife Riley, Andrew Farmer, and Aaron Farmer; two great grandchildren, Elijah Tucker and Amelia Scott Ramey; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years, Zondra Harrison Ramey; parents, Gerald Arthur Ramey and Dardanella Ramey; and brother, Jerry Ramey.