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Howard Max Ramsey

July 29, 1955 — August 26, 2022

Breckenridge

Howard Max Ramsey

Howard Max Ramsey, 67, of Breckenridge, TX went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 26, 2022.

 

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 31st at the First Baptist Church in Iraan, TX with graveside services to follow at Restland Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the care and direction of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home.

 

Max is survived by his beloved Vickie, their 4 children and 9 grandchildren; Keitha Crabtree (Stephen) and son Noah, Jerrad Ramsey (Valerie) their daughter Eva and son Hunter, Seth Ramsey (Cynthia) and their son Rhet, Ashtyn Mehlhoff (Jason) sons Parker Max, Grant, Miles and daughters McKinley and Scotlyn and father-in-law, Keith Munnerlyn. Max is also survived by his sisters Teri, Cindy, Gina, brother Randy and their spouses along with many nieces and nephews, brother-in-law and sister-in-law.

 

Max was preceded in death by his first wife, Connie, his parents, Howard Leon Ramsey and Gwen Margarete Ramsey. 

 

Max was born in McCamey TX on July 29, 1955, and raised in Iraan, TX where he grew up and playing football, basketball and ran track. He was a 1972 graduate of Iraan High School.  Max worked in the oilfield his whole life and that job took him all over the world. His family had many adventures and made wonderful memories in the world related to his job and just being a family. He had an infectious smile and never met a stranger.  He had a servant’s heart and loved helping people, always the first to volunteer to help out.  His family was one of the most important parts of his life, the Lord and his beliefs being first. He loved his grandchildren more than life itself; they were his greatest joy. He received so much enjoyment hunting and fishing with them, as he was an avid fisherman and hunter, playing with them when he could and spending every spare moment with them. He also loved working on cars and was ready to teach any of the grandchildren if they had an interest to learn. He was known to the grandchildren as “Papa” to some and “Papaw” to others. Besides his family, he leaves many friends behind as he touched the lives of everyone he came into contact with. He will truly be missed by all those that loved and knew him.

 

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

11:00 - 11:45am (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Iraan

421 Harte St, Iraan, TX 79744

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Burial

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

12:00 - 12:30pm (Central time)

Restland Cemetery

, Iraan, TX 79744

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