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Michael Lee Ramsey

Birth Date: July 15, 1949
Death Date: June 27, 2017

Michael Lee Ramsey, 67, of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, with his family by his side.
Michael was born July 15, 1949, in Decatur, to Bill and Shirley (Whitsett) Ramsey. He proudly served in the United State Marine Corps. Michael was also an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
He is survived by his two children, Shannon (Rick Berg) Wright and Sean Ramsey both of Decatur; six grandchildren, James, Shaina, Austin, Timothy, Savannah and Jenna; one brother, Larry Ramsey of Decatur; two sisters, Sharon Willis of Decatur and Pat Steinbrecher of Whittier CA: and four nieces, Heather Yancey, Tiffany McDaniel, Bridgett Allen and Sherry Byrne.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother Alan Smith.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m., July 17, 2017, at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield with full military honors conducted by the Inter-Veterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County. Memorials may be directed to the Donor’s Choice or Decatur & Macon County Animal Shelter.
The family of Michael Lee Ramsey is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

Graveside Service
July 17, 2017
11:00 am
Camp Butler National Cemetery
5063 Camp Butler Road Springfield, IL 62707
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