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James "Tort" Carlos Ramey

November 12, 1947 — March 17, 2020

James Carlos Ramey, age 72, of Clayton and Lula GA., passed away on March 17, 2020 at Mountain Lakes Medical Center in Clayton, GA.

He was born on November 12, 1947 in Rabun County, GA., to Joyce Wood Ramey and the late James “Babe” Ramey. He was a carpenter and member of Tiger Baptist Church.

He is survived by his mother, his wife Jan Smith Ramey of Lula, GA., one daughter Candace Rivera of Winston Salem, NC., three sons, J.O. Ramey(Jennie) of Huntsville, AL., Matthew Ramey(Beverly) of Rabun Gap, GA., and Josh Ramey(Natasha) of Clayton, GA., two step-sons, Kenneth Clore of Lula, GA., and Jeffery Clore of Lula, GA., two brothers, Ronald Ramey(Carla) of Clayton, GA., and Toddy Ramey(Elaine) of Clayton, GA., three sisters, Lucy Jacobs of Clayton, GA., Susie Smith of Rabun Gap, GA., and Teeter Davis of Clayton, GA., nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.

The body is at Hunter Funeral Home where the family will have visitation on Friday March 20, 2020 from 6:00-8:00PM. The body will be cremated following visitation and a memorial service will follow on a later date.

The family is at the home on Babe Ramey Road in Clayton, GA.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home

423 Warwoman Road, Clayton, GA 30525

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