John ‘Big John’ Jay Ramagos

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
John ‘Big John’ Jay Ramagos

John “Big John” Jay Ramagos, 66, of Welsh passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020.

The family would like to welcome family and friends for a visitation Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh from 10 a.m. until 5:15 p.m.

Graveside services will be held at 5:30 p.m. in Oaklawn Cemetery in Welsh. A rosary will be prayed at 3 p.m. in the funeral home.

John was born Aug. 6, 1953, to Sammy Joseph Ramagos and Joyce Nolan Ramagos.

“Big John” was a lifelong resident of Welsh. He loved being outdoors, especially cooking and fishing. Anyone that knew him knew he had a huge heart of gold, loved to joke, had a personality that was larger than life and, most importantly, he lived for his grandchildren. John was a truck driver for Central Crude for over 20 years.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 39 years, Michelle Ramagos of Welsh; one son, Bo Ramagos; other children, Shaun and Paige Landry of Colorado; four grandchildren, Mason, Sophie and Isabel Ramagos and Hayden Hurst; three nieces, Kelly Roberson (Glen) of Victoria, Texas, Renee Boudreaux (Aaron) of Mandeville and Robin Ramagos of Shreveport; three great-nephews, Tyler Chaisson (Kaitlyn) of Welsh and Gavin and Gaige Roberson; a great-niece, Khloe Roberson; a brother, Robert Ramagos (Rita) of Welsh; and a sister-in-law, Kathy Iguess (Red) of Welsh.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sammy Joseph Ramagos and Joyce Nolan Ramagos.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Ramagos family.