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Dr. Walter Hugh Ramsay Jr., DO, 82, Neosho, Mo., entered into rest on October 20, 2017 at Freeman West Hospital, in Joplin, Mo.
Walter was born May 1, 1935, in Neosho, the son of Walter H. Ramsay Sr. and Christine (Peek) Ramsay. He was a lifelong area resident and had served in the Army Reserves.
He was a doctor of osteopathic medicine and operated a private practice in Neosho from 1963 to 1995, and then was associated with St. John's in Neosho for five years, retiring in 2000. He was a member of the Neosho Masonic Lodge No. 247; Neosho Shrine Club; Scottish Rite; Valley of Joplin; Abou Ben Adhem; York Rite and a member of the Oriental Band. He was also associated with numerous medical associations. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Walter and Judith A. Timberman were married on August 23, 1959, in Joplin. She preceded him in death on September 6, 2017.
He is survived by three sons, Craig Ramsay and wife, Penny, Keith Ramsay and wife, Debbie, of Neosho, and Chris Ramsay and wife, Kim, of Shell Knob, Mo.; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he is preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 25, at 10 a.m. at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Officiating will be Galen Lasiter. Masonic services will be held on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. and visitation will follow until 7 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Memorial contributions, in memory of Hugh, may be made to the Crowder College Foundation, in care of Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Published on October 22, 2017
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