Lee E Ransom of Jackson, MI went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at the age of 75. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Ransom, brother Louie and his parents. He is survived by his children, Kelly McCloughan (Jack), Kyle Ransom (Penny), Brandon Ransom (Lindi), David Ransom (Danielle), Julie Robichaud (Paul), Yvonne Ransom (David Tello); Grandchildren Christopher Ransom, Alex Ransom, Rachel Buckley (Jeff), Morgan Black (Hayden), Mason McCloughan, Shelby Ransom, Carter Ransom, Erin Ransom, Brittany Hine, Hailee Hine, Dawson Ransom; Sister-in-laws Sharon Ransom, Sharon Holton (Gordie), several nieces and nephews. He also leaves his best bud Chubby.
Lee graduated from Jackson High School in 1962. He retired as a Captain from the Jackson City Fire Department after 25 years of service. He was an avid bowler, a member of the Jackson Bowling Hall of Fame and youth hockey coach for several years. He was his kids and grandchildrens biggest fan, and spent countless hours in the stands cheering us all on. Lee had a big heart and he loved fiercely. A big thank you to special neighbors Theo and Susan Nash, for the countless times they took care of Dad and Chubby.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, a private family service will be held May 5, 2020 at Watson Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Jason Engle. A Celebration of Life will be scheduled at a future date. Interment will follow the service at Roseland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jackson Free Methodist Backpack Program, 2829 Park Drive, Jackson MI 49203.
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Jackson Free Methodist Backpack Program
2829 Park Drive, Jackson MI 49203