Obituary for Dale Ramsey

Dale Ramsey, age 70, raced into Heaven 12-10-2019. Graveside services will be Sunday 12-15-2019, 2:00 p.m. at Resthaven Cemetery in Quitaque, Texas. Reverend Chris Tucker of First Baptist Church of Quitaque will officiate. Cremation services are under the personal care of Lighthouse Funeral Home of Amarillo, Texas.

Dale was born in Briscoe County Texas on December 23, 1948 to A.B. and Marie Ramsey. He was a graduate of the Class of 1967 Quitaque High School. He was an all star basketball player during his high school years with his team often scoring 100 points or more in a game.  He attended West Texas State College in Canyon, Tx.  He retired from farming in 2003. Dale was Justice of the Peace in Briscoe County from 1991 until his passing.

His lifelong passion was Drag racing. When he was not farming he enjoyed snow skiing and water skiing. He and his wife taught most of the family, their children, and many friends how to water ski. Dale loved Country music and was a DJ for many years.

He was proceeded in death by his parents and a brother Dwight Ramsey of Silverton.

He is survived by his loving wife Carol, two children, Russell, of Quitaque.  Kristin Needham & husband Cory of Lubbock, Tx.  Two Granddaughters, Katie Ramsey and Haylee Needham.  Sisters: Wanda & Johnny Chadwick of Amarillo, Tx. Glenna & Gary Jameson of Claytonville, Tx.  Numerous nieces and nephews; and a multitude of other loving family and friends.

Memorials may be made to the Quitaque Fire Department or Quitaque Ambulance Service.