Andrew Joseph Ramsey, affectionately called "Joe",78, of Belleville Circle, South Bend, IN., passed away at 8:30 p.m., on Monday, October 22,2018 at Fountain view Place Nursing Home, Mishawaka, IN.
Andrew was born August 2, 1940 in Nashville, TN., to Noble Ramsey who preceded him in death along with a son; Charles Kemp, siblings; Albert Ramsey, Cecil Hunt, Eddie Mae Ramsey and Evelyn Ramsey. Sam and Ella Hunt raised "Joe."
Andrew in 1986 married Patricia Adams in Niles, MI., and they moved to South Bend, IN., in 1995. He worked and retired from Molded Acoustics. His hobbies were singing in a blues band, singing also gospel music, fishing, cooking smoops and he loved his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife Patricia Ramsey, daughters; Lisa (David) Douglas of Louisville, KY., Kelly Kemp, Michelle (George) Pitts and Kimberly Easley all of South Bend, IN., sons; Jerry Matlock of TN., Terry Matlock of Detroit, MI., and Paul Kemp of Louisville, KY., one sister, Erma Hunt of Columbus, OH., brothers; Noble Ramsey, Jr., of Saginaw, MI., and Carl (Sherra) Hunt of Indianapolis, IN., along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 12:00 p.m., on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Alford's Mortuary with viewing 11:00 a.m., to noon.