Jacob Ryan Ramko, age 17, of Beechgrove, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
Jacob was born August 29, 2005, in Nashville, TN to Wayne and Donna Smith Ramko.
Jacob attended Cascade High School and was an active honor student, on the track team, and dedicated member of his local church.
Jacob loved Jesus and had a heart for helping others. He enjoyed being a part of the Cascade band, served as the saxophone section leader, and was also selected to participate in the 2021 Midstate Gold Band. Jacob was a very passionate and gifted musician.
Jacob received an academic scholarship from the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) in Arizona and was planning on attending this fall with a major in Cyber Security.
In his free time he enjoyed horseback riding, gaming, playing guitar and especially performing for a crowd on his saxophone.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his brother, Joshua Ramko of Beechgrove, his grandparents, Joe and Linda Smith of Olive Branch, MS and Joanne Ramko of Woodbury, TN and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Jacob was loved by many and will be remembered for his impact on their lives, he will be greatly missed and never forgotten.
A Celebration of Life service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 13, 2022, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Phillip Robinson officiating.
Visitation will begin at noon at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to The Cascade High School Band by mail: Cascade Band Boosters, 3035 Fairfield Pike, Bell Buckle, TN 37020.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.