Kenneth “Kozmo” Ramsey
WEST POINT – Kenneth Allen “Kozmo” Ramsey, 60, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center, in West Point. He was born Jan. 20, 1953, in West Point, to Juanita Dew Ramsey and the late Thomas Allen Ramsey Jr. He was fondly known as “Kozmo” and was a radio “DeeJay” and ad production engineer for WROB and later Cumulus Broadcasting for 40 years. His passion was music and his vocals fronted several groundbreaking bands in the area such as the Southern Soul, the Stoned Procession, Snake Doctor and the infamous Thirsty Moon at the Southernaire Club and High Cotton Club in Columbus and then Collage and Air Freight. He was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his father, his grandparents, Thomas A. Sr. and Ethel Edwards Ramsey and John Benjamin and Estelle Boutwell Dew, preceded him in death.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Dr. James Towery officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery West Point.
Survivors include his mother, Juanita Dew Ramsey; and one brother, Richard Ramsey (Amber), all of West Point.
Pallbearers will be Robert McGlohn, Danny Bailey, Jeff Dew, Ed Rice, Roger Pryor, Greg Benefield and Scotty Allen. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Taylor, Max Gardner, Howard “Bud” Bowen, all the former co-workers in Radio and the many band mates that he enjoyed sharing the stage and performances with over the years.
Visitation is 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com.
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