Harvey Henry Ramsey, 86, of Hartford, passed away at 5:15 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2016, at Integrity Health Care of Wood River.
Born Aug. 4, 1929, in Charleston, he was the son of Abe and Nellie (Wright) Ramsey.
A Korean War Army veteran, he worked as a car checker for Laclede Steel for 33 years before retiring in 2001.
He married Viola Faye Gibbs March 29, 1953, in Corinth, Miss. She survives.
Surviving also are a son, Randy (P.J.) Ramsey; grandson, Ryan Ramsey (Danielle Combs); great-grandson, Carter Lee Ramsey; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Orville and Orlie Trader, Abe Ramsey Jr.; and three sisters, Mabel Leitch, Pearl Satterfield and Elizabeth Ramsey.
Visitation will be noon until time of service at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.
Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to the Alton 5A’s Animal Shelter.