Leon G. “Mount” Ramsey, Sr., 77 of Carlisle, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Claremont Nursing Home, Carlisle. He was born on January 21, 1942 in Carlisle and was a son of the late Charles Ramsey Sr. and Alice (Snowden) Ramsey. Leon retired in 2007 after 45 years of service with the former Carlisle Tire and Wheel Co. He was a member of the Bibleway Hibner Memorial Church of God in Christ, Carlisle. Leon loved cooking and eating. He is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Carole A. (Foster) Ramsey, one son, Troy (wife, Amber) Ramsey of Carlisle, one daughter, Vinette (husband, Melvin) Powell of Carlisle, one brother, Charles Ramsey, Jr. of VA, two sisters; Mary and Rita Ramsey both of Harrisburg, 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Leon was preceded in death by one son, Leon G. “Lon” Ramsey, Jr. who died June 11, 2011, three sisters; Mary, Rita and Gertrude Ramsey and one great-grandson, Jaiden Carnes. Funeral services will begin at 12:00 noon on Thursday, April 18, 2019 in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with Rev. Robert Woodall officiating. A viewing be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of the services. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. www.Since1853.com.
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