Jay Allan Rambo Obituary
Contributed by Bonnie Ryan
The Review, Wednesday July 26, 2006
COLUMBIANA – Jay Allan Rambo, 86, of Dyke Road, Negley, died at 9:10 p.m. Monday, July 24, 2006, at St Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center in Columbiana following a lengthy illness.
Born in East Liverpool, July 29, 1919, a son of the late Walter and Edna Davis Rambo, he was a lifelong resident of the area.
Having served in the Battle of the Bulge with the 7th Armor Division of the U. S. Army in Europe during World War II, he received four Bronze Stars.
Employed at the former Potters Lumber Co. for 28 years, he late worked at D. W. Dickey & Son until he retired in 1983. His life’s passion and true love, however, was the many years he spent working the family farm.
A member of Lake Tomahawk Sportsmen’s Club and a life member of the National Rifle Association, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
His wife, Erma J. Dunlevy Rambo, whom he married Aug. 14, 1954, survives at home.
A daughter, Marsha L. Webb and her husband, Richard, of East Liverpool, and a son, Jeffery A. Rambo of Negley, survive.
There are two grandchildren, Melissa Webb-Mangum and her husband, David of Norcross, Ga., and Kevin S. Webb and his wife, Norma, of Canfield and three great-grandchildren, Audrey Mangum, Meredith Mangum and Austin Jay Webb.
A brother, Thurman E. Rambo of Calcutta, also survives.
A sister, Ruth Wollam, and two brothers, Raymond Rambo and Paul Rambo, preceded him in death.
Friends may call Thursday at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present form 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.
The Rev. Norm Eckert of Beechwood Free Methodist Church will conduct services at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Crest Haven Memory Gardens.
The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P. O Box 4777, New York, N.Y. 10163
View this obituary and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com