Jerry Ramsey, Sr., age 68, of Manistee passed away on Saturday September 26, 2020 at Munson Healthcare – Traverse City Hospital.
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He was born on December 28, 1951 in Bellaire, MI, son of the late Howard E. and Opal H. (Green) Ramsey. Jerry enlisted in the United States Army on November 2, 1973, serving until January 18, 1985.
Jerry worked as a security manager at the Little River Casino & Resort for 17 years. He also worked as a counselor at Best Drug Rehab in Manistee.
As an Elder, Jerry was proud of his Native American heritage and enjoyed teaching it. He was a member of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Warrior Society and was an avid guitar player and singer.
Jerry is survived by his 2 sons, Jerry (Kim) Ramsey, Jr. of New Bern, N.C. and Brandon Ramsey of Indianapolis, IN; daughter, Billie Jo (Andy) Bialorucki of Lambertville, MI; 8 grandchildren; and 5 siblings.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and 4 siblings.
Cremation has taken place and no service is planned at this time. Memorial contributions in memory of Jerry may be directed to the DAV – Manistee Chapter.
Feel free to share a memory or photo with Jerry’s family at www.oakgrovefh.com. The family has entrusted funeral arrangements with Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Manistee.