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Joseph Ramsey

April 30, 1987 - January 21, 2012

Joseph Caney ” Steven” Ramsey, 24, of Barnardsville, NC, passed away Saturday, January 21, at his home.

Born in Buncombe County, he lived most of his life in Hendersonville and graduated from West Hendersonville High School in 2005. He was currently employed as a chef at Emerald Ridge in Asheville. He loved football, hunting and fishing, but most of all he loved his family, for whom he sacrificed his life.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfathers, Joseph Overton and James Corn; his great-grandparents, numerous aunts and uncles and his beloved cousin, Caney Ramsey.

He is survived by his fiancÈe, Wendy Miller and their children, Teresa, Haley and Dustin, who were the light and loves of his life; his mother, Lisa Thomas and her husband David, and Davidís parents, Doug and Freddie Owens; his father, Stephen Ramsey and his wife Nita; his sister Alisha Vazquez, her husband Steve, and their children Landon and Halle; his sisters, Carrissa Ramsey, Brittany Robinson and her son Wesley, his brother Dyllon and sister Emily. He is also survived by his maternal grandmother, Mamie Corn; aunt Donna Conard and her husband Scott; cousins Missy, Faleace, Joseph, Morgan and Katie and second cousins Caleb, Grayson, Isaac and Jayden; paternal grandmother, Deborah Moore and her husband Hall; aunts Stephanie Dees, Stacey Anders and Regina Sams; cousins Hannah Bear, Ray Ray, Bryce, Hannah, Lauren and Beth; his favorite uncle Shane as well as numerous other family and friends who loved Steven dearly.

Steven died a hero saving his family. Those who knew him would expect nothing less. We will miss him dearly.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Wednesday, January 25, at Shuler Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to support his family who lost their belongings in the fire that destroyed their home.

Send them to Wendy Miller, c/o Telco Community Credit Union, Joseph Ramsey Memorial Fund, 929 Weaver Blvd. Weaverville, NC 28787 828-645-6003.

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