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Ramsey, Richard Bonner

February 19, 1938 –
 September 1, 2021

Obituary

Richard “Dick” Bonner Ramsey , age 83, of Irving Texas, passed away on September 1, 2021 in Dallas. He was born on February 19,1938 in San Mateo, California. After graduating high school in 1956, Richard was an active member of both the US Navy and Air Force. He then served as a firefighter for 1 year in east Texas. One day a couple Irving police officers serving papers walked into the station changing his life,  those two officers mentioned openings at the Irving Police Department. In 1961, Richard moved to Irving to join the Irving Police Department. He worked his way up through the ranks earning the title of Captain in October of 1978, a rank in which he held for 11 years until retirement in 1989. In his spare time he was PADI Certified Scuba Instructor and also enjoyed flying his own personal plane. Richard is preceded in death by his parents; Richard Craig Ramsey and Linda Bonner, his son; Richard David Ramsey. He is survived in death by his partner in life Bobbie Ramsey; daughter Kathy Baguley and her husband Sean; daughter Christy Morris Thornton and her husband Terrance; grandchildren Jessica, Rebecca, and Brant; great grandchildren Elijah and Kaia. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, September 9,2021 from 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm at Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home located at1820 N Belt Line Road in Irving, Texas, 75061

Arrangements under the direction of 

Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home

1820 N Belt Line Road

Irving, Texas 75061

( 972) 607- 4400

4 Thoughts on Ramsey, Richard Bonner
    Christina Chacchia
    7 Sep 2021
    1:53pm

    I am so sorry for your loss, I am praying for you all and sending all my love.

    Sandy Pierce
    8 Sep 2021
    11:28am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Dick was a good man, a great boss and a better friend. I will miss him very much.

    Steve Sokolich
    8 Sep 2021
    8:18pm

    Sincerest condolences on your loss. Though I didn’t know Dick very well. But I enjoyed getting to know him through the Texas Antique Aircraft association. Bobbi, you and your family will be in my prayers.

    Michael C Higginbotham
    9 Nov 2021
    11:51am

    I knew Dick back in the day and really liked him. He was a good uncle. Thoughts to his family and we wish them well.

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"Nothing prepares you for the grief you go through when losing a child. I called this funeral home at 2:00 am broken and could barely talk. The amount of compassion and empathy they showed me immediately let me know I found the right place to cremate my son. I cannot thank them enough for their professionalism, SINCERE concern, and commitment to making sure my son was honored in the most respectful way. I hope this Funeral home values her as much as my family and I do."
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"I can’t say enough about how helpful and professional Dusty Martin, the funeral director at the Aria Cremation location on NW Highway has been. From my initial call, he was kind and informative. My friend died at home while on hospice and she was picked up in about an hour after receiving the call from the hospice nurse. The person who arrived to pick her up was also very professional/respectful and allowed us to take as much time with her as we wished. When I met with Dusty the next day about arrangements, he explained the process and options available without being pushy or trying to “sell” extras. Throughout the process, he kept me informed and, for example, was careful to be certain I understood the cost of the obituary I wanted and offered some options for reducing that cost if I wished. When I stopped by for another reason and started talking about some of the problems I was having with the pictures and media I hoped to use at a memorial lunch I was planning, he not only listened patiently but offered technology advice and let me use his personal media player. I have had experience arranging cremations for four others using two other local companies, and this experience with Dusty at Aria has been by far the best one I have had."
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"My Daddy’s service and our family experience at Aria Northwest Highway was truly blessed. Funeral Director Dustin Martin is the kind of person that you would like to see on a more regular basis – but in his industry – you hope to not see him that often. That being said – THANK YOU DUSTIN for your unending kindness, compassion and friendship through the process. Meeting you and discussing Dallas History, Find A Grave and my Dad’s lifelong contributions to the great City of Dallas was simply wonderful! In memory of my dad James A. Dodd, Sr. – I want to personally thank you and let you know that you made everything better in that moment. Your calling to “Be There” is spot on. Aria has a one in a million guy in you! Bling Blinky of TEXAS Shout Out: God Bless You!!"
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