Obituary of Garth Ramsay
84 years, passed away peacefully at home on September 5, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Mary Ramsay (2014). Dear father of Gary and Deb Ramsay. Loving grandfather of Gavin and Eliza Ramsay. Dear son of the late John and Nellie Ramsay. Dear brother of the late Barbara Garrett. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Garth was a very devoted family man. Garth was co-owner of the Essex Free Press for many years and retired after 50 years. He was a 32nd Degree member of Parvaim-Central Lodge # 395 A.F.&A.M., a member of the Sun Parlour Shriner Club, Kinsmen Club of Essex, Board member of Essex P.U.C., an Essex Town Councillor, Fire Fighter with Essex Fire Department, and Bingo Caller for Huntington Society. Visitation will be held at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233) on Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Masonic Lodge Service Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service from the Funeral Home on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Interment Woodslee United Church Cemetery. Memorial donations made to Huntington Society would be appreciated.