Charles Ramer Wooderson, 93, of Manchester and former Spickard resident, middle child of three of Ralph Ramer and Pearl Speck Wooderson, died Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Grandview Care Center of Chesterfield following a short illness and hospitalization.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m., February 13, 2023 at Resthaven Mortuary of Trenton. A visitation will be held from noon until service time. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton.
Ramer was born January 11, 1930 at Trenton. He made his home with a nephew, Kevin Neely of Manchester the past 8 years when dementia was beginning to set in.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in Alaska as a radar anti-aircraft artillery technician. He received an honorable discharge in 1953 and was in the reserves for six years. Ramer retired from the Jefferson Barracks VA Hospital in St. Louis, from the medical admissions dept.
He is survived by a sister, Glenda Faye Keith; a nephew, Kevin Neely; a niece, Monica Burchett; and several great-nephews and a great-niece.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Dolyn and her husband, Jim Neely; a nephew, Jimmie Neely; and brother-in-law, Dale Keith.
Ramer was a resident of Spickard, growing up and was baptized in the Grand River west of Spickard. As a child and youth he regularly attended the Spickard Methodist Church. He graduated from Spickard School in 1947. He attended Trenton Junior College and MU after returning from the Army. Ramer was a good honest man and will be missed by his family.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations are suggested to the V.F.W. Building Fund and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.resthavenmort.com.