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Jesse Melvin Ramon

Jesse Melvin Ramon, 79, of Amarillo, TX passed away May 6th, 2023.

Services will be at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, May 11th, 2023, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Chris Condit officiating. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by Volleys for Veterans. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Jesse was born in Abilene, TX. He grew up in multiple towns in Texas, Louisiana, and Colorado. While living in Texas he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps, where he served in the 3rd Battalion 12th Marines. He served as communications, and as a F.O. in artillery.  After boot camp he went back to Colorado, where he married the love of his life, Chyrl Jean Winters, on December 29th, 1963. They celebrated 50 years of marriage together before she passed away in 2014. After his service in Vietnam, he was then hired on as a sheriff’s deputy in Jefferson County, CO. He continued his services at the Las Animas Police Department. In 1972, they then moved to Amarillo, TX where he worked for Asarco from 1972-1979. He was then employed at Owens Corning, where he retired in 1999. Jesse was self-employed until 2015, when he finally got to enjoy his true retirement.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Chyrl Ramon; and his daughter- in-law, Chrissy Ramon.

He is survived by his oldest son, Melvin Ramon and Mariella Ramon, of Amarillo, TX; his youngest son, Pepper Ramon, of Amarillo, TX; his grandchildren, Shannel and Andrew Linton of Gruver, TX,  Shelene and Derrik Horn of Amarillo, TX, Wesley and Adaly Ramon of Canyon, TX, Kaden and Skye Ramon of Amarillo, TX, Meg and Kolton Kendrick of Amarillo, TX, and Kelton Ramon of Amarillo, TX; and 4 great-grandchildren.
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