Jay Warren Ramsey, 89, of Salisbury, MO, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Moberly Regional Medical Center.

Jay was born January 19, 1930, in Moberly, MO. He was raised by his Grandmother Emma Ramsey and Aunt Ella Danner. He married Johanna Helmich in 1952.

Jay was a graduate of Prairie Hill Academy, Class of 1948. He served in the U.S. States Army during the Korean Conflict. Jay ran a welding repair shop for the community after returning from the Army, he ran a gas station in the Prairie Hill community, operated Stamper Feed, was a Pioneer Seed dealer and a farmer. He served on the Wayland Township Board for 20 plus years, and was a member of the Prairie Hill Baptist Church.

Jay is survived by his wife Johanna of the home, two sons Michael Ramsey of Salisbury, MO, and Patrick Ramsey of Maysville, MO, and a half sister Sonia Waters of Carson City, Nevada.

Visitation is Friday, August 30. 2019 from noon until 2:00 p.m., with services following at 2:00 p.m. at the Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury, MO with burial in Fawks Cemetery near Prairie Hill. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fawks Cemetery.