His mother, five sisters, and three brothers
Deputy Charlie Ramsey succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 10 days earlier while investigating a disturbance in Mt. Vernon.
A soldier, who was home on furlough, became involved in an argument on a public street. A third man walked up and took sides against the soldier.
As Deputy Ramsey approached the group, the third man suddenly pulled out a .32 caliber revolver, shot the soldier, and then shot Deputy Ramsey. Despite being wounded, Deputy Ramsey was able to subdue the suspect.
Deputy Ramsey was taken to a hospital in London, Kentucky, where he underwent surgery. It was believed he would recover from the wound, however, he contracted pneumonia and died as a result.
Deputy Ramsey was survived by his mother, five sisters, and three brothers.
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