Ulysess Grant "Gene" Ramsey, III

ulysess ramsey, iii

June 6, 1942 ~ July 6, 2021

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Ulysess Grant “Gene” Ramsey, III, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at his residence.

A native of Buncombe Co., Ulysess was a son of the late Ulysess Grant, Jr., and Mabel Tweed Ramsey. He was also preceded in death by brothers Marshall and Johnny Ramsey.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Kay Anderson Ramsey; son, Paul Ramsey (Penny); step-children, Marty, Gene, and Letha; sisters, Jackie Smith (Paul) and Sandy Dryman (Dicky); and brother, Melton Ramsey (Joann).

Mr. Ramsey’s request was that no services be held.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Paul, I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. Please know I will be keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Gene was such a special man and he will be missed.
    All of us at the flower shop are saddened by his passing.
    My granddaughter always called him “Super Gene” and he was !

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