UTICA - A funeral service for Robert A. Ransom Jr., 50, of Utica, will be Monday, Aug. 22, at 4 p.m. at Northside Church of Christ, 4427 Marion Road, Newark, with Bruce Hissong officiating. Burial will be in South Lawn Cemetery. Robert died Aug.17, 2011, at his residence.
He was born April 24, 1961, in Mount Vernon, to the late Robert E. and Audrey A. (Hellwig) Ransom Sr. Robert was employed by Ariel Corp. in Mount Vernon; and he loved hunting, fishing and music.
He is survived by his sister, Debra L. Ransom of Fredericktown; nephew, Justin Whisner; nieces, Erin Whisner and Heather Ransom.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert E. Ransom Sr., who passed away Sept. 6, 1981; mother, Audrey A. Ransom, who passed away Dec. 2, 2010; and sister, Sharon K. Ransom, who passed away Sept. 5, 2010.
Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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