Name: Robert W. Ransom
Given Name: Robert W.
Birth: 2 May 1940 in Coudersport, Potter, PA
Death: 9 Jun 2012 in Whitesville, Allegany, NY
Burial: Whitesville Rural Cemetery, Whitesville, Allegany Co., NY
Change Date: 12 Sep 2016 at 17:08
Wellsville Daily Reporter, June 9, 2012
WHITESVILLE — Robert W. “Bob” Ransom, 72, of Whitesville, died Saturd ay (J une 9, 2012) in his home.
Born May 2, 1940, in Coudersport, Pa., he was the son of Howard E. and E ln ora Johnson Ransom. On Nov. 15, 1958, in Whitesville, he married the fo rm er Paula Nesbit, who survives. He was employed by ABB Air Preheat er in W ellsville for over 35 years. Bob was a member of the Whitesville V olunte er Fire Department, the Whitesville Rod & Gun Club, and the Indepen dence A mbulance Squad. Surviving besides his wife, Paula, are five chi ldren, J udy (Steve) Linza of Whitesville, Vaughn (Dana) Ransom of Moyoc k, N.C., Ve rnon (Carla) Ransom of Churchville, Janet (Joe) Foth of Newpor t, Wash., a nd Fawn (Jim) Waters of Whitesville; two brothers, Eugene (Pat ricia) Rans om of Conesus, and Dale (Georgia) Ransom of Genesee, Pa.; 13 g randchildre n; five great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousin s. In additi on to his parents, he was predeceased by his stepfather, Ge orge Knauer, Sr .; and a sister-in-law, Carol Ransom. Friends may call Mo nday (June 11, 2 012) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Olney Funeral Home & Cr emation Servic e, Ulysses, Pa., where funeral services will be held on Tue sday at 11 a. m. Pastor Harold Kiel will officiate. Burial will be in Whit esville Rur al Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to t he Whitesvil le Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 256, Whitesville, NY 1 4897 or a cha rity of the donor’s choice.
Obit provided by Don R. Adams
Father: Howard E. Ransom b: 30 Jul 1902 in PA
Mother: Nettie Elnora Johnson b: 3 Sep 1919 in Bingham, Potter, PA