Wednesday, March 2, 2005
OBITUARY - KENNETH CHARLES "KEN" RAMSBOTTOM
Kenneth Charles RAMSBOTTOM, 87, of Creston died Feb. 25, 2005, at his home.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, at the First United Methodist Church in Creston. The Rev. Clark FINEHOUT
will officiate the service. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery at Creston. Open visitation will be 1 to 8 p.m. today at
Powers Funeral Home, 601 New York Ave. A memorials has been established in his name.
Mr. RAMSBOTTOM, son of Lela (LINK) SMITH and Roy RAMSBOTTOM, was born Feb. 6, 1918, east of Creston. He was educated in
Highland No. 2 country school and graduated from Creston High School in 1937. On Nov. 21, 1939, he married Byrlee DIXON
at the Methodist Church in Creston. They lived east of Creston farming there until 1956, then moved to Ringgold County to
farm. In 1965, they moved to Creston where he worked at Purolator, until retiring in 1975. They moved back to their farm
east of Creston in 1973. In 1997, they moved to L & M Mobile Court in Creston. He was a member of the First United
Methodist Church and Eagles Lodge, both of Creston. He helped originate the Antique Rustic Relic Model A Club.
Survivors include his wife, Byrlee RAMSBOTTOM of Creston; two daughters, Dixie (husband Joe) SCHERFF of Manly and Rhonda
Sue (husband Dwight) GILES of Greely, Colo.; and two granddaughters, Angela and Tricia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, father- and mother-in-law, son Charles LeRoy RAMSBOTTOM in 1961 and
brother-in-law and his wife, Leo and Gleah DIXON.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, January of 2011
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