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William D. Ransom

William D. Ransom, age 24, passed away suddenly on August 30, 2019 in Milan, Ohio following injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

He was born November 28, 1994 to Charles and Norma (nee Legg) Ransom in Cleveland, Ohio.  He attended Southview High School in Lorain where he later went on to be a machinist for American Excelsior Company.

William enjoyed gaming, music and riding his motorcycle as well as hanging out with his family and friends.

Surviving is his girlfriend, Holly Guthrie; parents, Charles and Norma (nee Legg) Ransom; siblings, Charles M. Ransom and Samantha J. Harkless; grandparents, Elizabeth A. Ransom and Charlotte L. Legg, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, William F. Ransom and Denver L. Legg.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 6 at 1:00 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral & Cremation Specialists.  Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.  To send online condolences, go to www.dovinfcs.com.

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Will was such a nice young man when I met him at Walmart. I helped train him in the garden center and he eventually became the department manager. I will always remember him and the talks we had.

Cindy T. Sep 9 2019 12:00 AM

An A GARDEN PATH was ordered on September 6, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Sep 6 2019 12:00 AM


A person that departs on this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds - through us they live on. The Babcock Family

Expression of Sympathy Sep 5 2019 12:00 AM

A BASKET GARDEN was ordered on September 4, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Sep 4 2019 12:00 AM

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Donna Wooten Hanshaw Sep 3 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. My heart hurts for you all. HUGS and love to you.

Marie Touart Sep 3 2019 12:00 AM

I'm so very sorry for you loss. Will was a very unique young man, I've never met a kinder soul in my life. Will, you are loved and will be deeply missed

Renee Fox Sep 3 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Ransom

Crystal bruce Sep 3 2019 12:00 AM

You always been like a son to me. I have seen you grow up since the day we moved to Lorain. Billy you left us too soon. You grew into a kind, fun, respectful young man. I am including one of my favorite photos. Amandas birthday party and yall were in the front yard. You looked like you had 6 arms. I will always remember you. Fly high and shine on William.

Marion Unartel Sep 3 2019 12:00 AM

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