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Leon G. "Lon" Ramsey, Jr., 45, of Carlisle, died Saturday, June 11, 2011, at the M. S. Hershey Medical Center from injuries sustained in an accident on Waggoners Gap Road, Carlisle. He was born on Monday, February 28, 1966, in Carlisle, and is a son of Leon G. Ramsey, Sr. and Carole A. (Foster) Ramsey of Carlisle.

Lon was a 1984 graduate of Carlisle High School and had most recently worked at the former Carlisle Tire and Wheel Co. since 1999. He was a member of the Unity Church in Mt. Holly Springs and the Bibleway Hibner Memorial Church of God in Christ, Carlisle. Lon loved riding motorcycles, racing his miniature gas powered cars and playing video games. He will be sorely missed by his loving family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his longtime companion and wife of seven years, Tracy L. (Boone) Ramsey of Carlisle, three sons, Akeem, Deonte and Rajuan Ramsey all at home, one brother, Troy Ramsey of Carlisle, one sister, Vinette Scott of Carlisle, his maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Foster of Mt. Holly Springs and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, June 16, 2011, in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Don Watkins and Rev. Robert Woodall officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  Viewing will be held on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to his wife, Tracy Ramsey, 839 N. West St., Carlisle for the establishment of a future trust fund to benefit the Ramsey children.

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I was sad to hear about Leon dying. A friend of mine had called me and I hadn't heard about his accident. Both my friend and I had worked with Leon at arlisle Tire&Wheel. I liked him and so did a lot of people. He will be missed. This is to everybody in Leon's family, I am really sorry about your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with you.
David Martinez
You will be sadly missed.  Let the Lord be with your family at this sad time.
  I will miss talking to you about the boys and their sports.  I know how proud you are of all of them. Until we meet again God bless.
Peace my friend.

 Steve Auker and family

 I am so sorry for your loss.  Tho it has been awhile since I have seen you Tracy I think of you fondly.  My prayers will be with you and the kids.

Sally Ritter
 Tracey and Sons,
I am so sorry that this had to happen to you and your family. I witness the events of Saturday and I prayed that Leon would survive. He is in heaven watching over you and the family! Always remember - he is with you.

 Britney Marsh
God knew it was time to call you home.  I pray that all of your boys somehow find peace in all of this.  You were a great father and will be missed by so many.  RIP, Leon.

 The Browns
Leon will live on through all of us who dearly love him. 
 He will be missed but never forgotten.

Karen Amerson (Aunt)
 My Heart felt sorrow goes out to the family and friends of Leon. I for one will miss him greatly.  Leon and I worked together a lot of years at Carlisle Tire & Wheel. We would fellowship together and talk about most anything
(mostly problems at work).
GOD bless you on your journey with our Lord, Christ Jesus.

David A Heinbaugh Sr

Rest in peace Leon.  You will surely be missed.

The Evans Family
Peace Be Unto You

Curtis W. Thompson

We are so very sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers.
 Leon is home now.
 With deepest condolences.
Jarret,Patricia, Akeya and Heather Brock
Tracy and sons, Leon Sr. and Carole;
 We are deeply sad about the passing of our cousin Leon.  Although miles away from you and your families, know that you all are loved and we are praying for all of you here in Missouri.  May God bless you.

The Gumby Cousins

May God wrap you in his everlasting arms Brother.  You will be truly missed.

Crystal Giles

 My 1st cousin will be missed tremendously.  I did everything with him.  I shared my deepest thoughts with him and he with me.  Pittsburgh, Baltimore, wherever, we went.  I know 100% God waited until everything was cool before he took him home.  No doubt in my mind that "Lon" isn't with him now.  Tracy, Akeem, Deonte and Rejuan, I am truly sorry for the lost of your husband and dad.  Uncle Leon, Aunt Carole, Missy and Troy, He lives in our hearts forever.  The good times and memories are great and long lasting.  I love Leon and miss you.  I love that we were able to do all that we did.


 My thoughts are with you all . May God give you peace, in this tragic hour.

Tracy Pinkston
 To all the Ramsey Family and Friends:
Just want to say I'm sorry for your loss.  I'm in tears out here in Florida because Leon was like my brother.  I just want to say to Leon that I'll miss
 you Bro. You were a great friend and a great father to your kids and everybody else's kids.   My heart goes out to everybody.  
 My number is 407-271-2160 if you need to talk.
Alex Machin

 It is hard to believe that something so tragic had to happen to Leon that his life was cut short. He was a great father, friend, and brother. Not only do I have fond memories but many people will have those same memories of when you touched their lives and it will never be forgotten. His heart was always open to any one that was in need, whether just to offer an ear to listen to, a place to crash for a night, or a friendly night on the town. Leon will be truly missed by his family and friends but as Leon always told me, Everything will work out, it will be ok.

Kelly Hench

A beloved son ,father, brother and friend left this earth too soon. You will be dearly missed. Its so hard to believe that a good man that you were time was cut short. I will miss with all my heart. You will be looking down on us telling us to be strong that you are in a better place. Miss and love you.

Stacy Hodge

Lon, you will definitely be missed. Can't forget the days and nights chilling on East North with all of yall. R.I.P. Leon...you will truly be missed.


 Dear Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I know at a time like this no words are comforting. Please have faith in God as he will see you through. I knew Leon from a young age ,my brother and Leon were friends and they got in their fare share of trouble but nothing major. Leon always had a big smile on and always made me laugh. Leon was just a great guy .I know he is in Gods loving arms. God Bless the Ramsey Family.

Trish Rosario

We pray for comfort and peace for you and your family as your father's journey here has been fulfilled. It won't be easy not having him around, but know that God is always in control of our destiny and needed your dad by His side now. Cherish the memories, lessons learned and times you shared and know that he lives on in you and your brothers. 
Be comforted in knowing there is another angel
watching over you now.

The Greene Family
Brian,Charlene,Tyler,Cameron & Travis

Praying for the entire Ramsey Family.  Sorry for you loss.
 May God give you peace during the difficult time.

Dennis & Phyllis Wiles
  Sorry for your loss. His passing was sudden but it was in God's time. He passed doing something he enjoyed and that is what we all must remember. Just remember all the good times you all had and the smiles he brought to all. The sorrow will heal and you will get threw the rough part that you are facing right now.

Crystal Rife
So sorry for the loss of your son. 
 If you ever want to talk or need support please call.  712-2655 or 697-7271.


  My deepest sympathies in this tragic loss to Leon's wife and children.  Leon was my husband's best friend growing up and he always looked forward to seeing Leon whenever he came to town.  Leon was a kind man and always made me feel welcome whenever we visited him.  I loved hearing Desmond & Leon talking about all the crazy stuff they did together "back in the day".  Looking forward to the day we can see you again in heaven Leon. Thank you for being such a good friend to my husband throughout your life on this earth.

Eva Davis
Dear Family Members

How distraught I was to hear of Leon's death. I was deeply saddened when "cousin Maxine" called and informed us what happened.He is a cousin that I never had the opportunity to meet.  I cannot express how painful that is.  I am sorry that I could not make it from Pittsburgh to the funeral, nor could the rest of the family that lives in Beaver Falls.  I will certainly be praying for you his wife, and the children, as I know how it feels to loose a father.  May
God strengthen you and keep you in his will.  I love you all though I have never seen any of you.

From The Snowden's

Carla Snowden

Our condolences go out to Leon's family and friends.
 Leon and his father were great customers.

Tonya Thumma and
Justine Largent
B-Street Cafe at
Carlisle Tire and Wheel

Tonya Thumma

 Dear Leon,
I miss you so much, I used to clean your house so the boys won't get beat haha, i love watching you and your biker boys out front rev ya'lls engine, I love you Leon Best dad Ever.

Kevonte Johnson(kayjay)

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Since 1853
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