Mr. Donald James “Don” Ramsey, 78, of Morganton, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2024, at UNC Blue Ridge Morganton, after a period of declining health.

Don was born on August 23, 1945, in Cleveland County, NC to the late Edison Pruitt and Flavie Ramsey. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Army and honorably served during Vietnam. Prior to retiring, Don worked as a recreational therapist at Broughton Hospital. He was an active member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #43 of Morganton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 8 siblings.

Survivors include his daughter; Donnell Ramsey Mace and her children; Ashley Mace and Andrew Mace, sisters; Marlene Cooper and Geraldine Lail, brother; Jack Ramsey, adopted daughter; April Brank and her children, Jeffrey Autrey and the late Shawn Pendergrass.

A Celebration of Life and Fellowship for Don will be at 4:00 P.M., Friday, August 23, 2024, at the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

Memorials may be sent to Disabled American Veterans Chapter #43, 2779 Dav Ave, Morganton, NC 28655.

Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory in Valdese is assisting the family.