Edward J. Ramsey, 86 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 17, 2019, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre on January 30, 1933 and was the son of the late Edward and Margaret Ramsey. Edward attended Meyers High School until he joined the military in 1952. He served in the Air Force for 22 years until his retirement in 1974. Ed then worked at the VA Hospital as a dental technician where he retired from in 1979. He enjoyed gardening, Penn State football and drinking a cold beer on his patio.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Alicia Burton and son-in-law, Robert Meade.
Edward is survived by his wife of 65 years, Alice; daughters: Karen Meade, Debra Pickett and her husband, Donald; four grandchildren: Melissa Meade, Robert Meade and his fiancée, Amara; Allison Holden and her husband, Bob; Megan Cleary and her husband, Eric; great-grandchildren: Reilly and Reagan Holden; Kadence Meade; Jax and Tyson Cleary; sister: Margaret Mary Mee; brother: John Ramsey and his wife, Jean.
Funeral service, with military honors, will be held on Friday, December 20 at 6:00 pm at the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. 689 Hazle Ave. Wilkes-Barre.
Friends are invited to join the family Friday from 4 to 6.
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