Alan RamseyJoplin, MO, 1942 - 2013 0comment
Alan Ramsey, 70 of Joplin, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Fayetteville, Arkanasas. He was born October 28, 1942 at Little Rock, Arkansas, to the late Joseph Lee Ramsey and Lois Bryant Ramsey.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, George Bryant Ramsey, and one sister, Sylvia Marie Ramsey. Survivors include his sister, Kathy Ramsey Riddick, of Fayetteville, Arkansas; his daughter, Jessica Ramsey Masterson, her husband, Travis Masterson, their children, Declan and Connor, all of Pflugerville, Texas; one step-daughter, Julia Mason Loecker, her two children, Jordan and Alicia of Blue Springs, Missouri; Andrew Mason, stepson (deceased); Todd Mason, stepson, of Blue Springs, Missouri, his children, Erin, Andrea and Carl; a niece, Jean Ramsey Sturgell, her son, Bruce Sturgell, Jr.; one nephew, George Bryant Ramsey, II, and his wife Robin, Sesser, Illinois.
Alan grew up in Lonoke, Ark., attended college at Ouachita University, in Arkadelphia, Ark., with a Masters degree in Psychology at Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas. He was licensed as a Psychologist in 1978 and practiced and until 2012. He was a Founding Board Member of a statewide group which established Missouri Protocals for the diagnoses for adolescent sex offenders. He established two treatment programs and trained the staff in the treatment of adolescent sex offenders. He served as Clinical Director for Cottonwood Residential Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, from 1989-1993. He had a private clinical practice in the Joplin, Missouri area for 20 years.
A memorial service will be 11:00AM, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Chapel of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Lonoke County Literacy Council, 203 Court Street, Lonoke, Arkansas 72086. To sign the online guest book please visit www.nelsonberna.com.
Published May 14, 2013
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