Richard Cole Ramer, 86, died March 27, 2011 in Vero Beach.
Ramer was born in Rockford, Ill., and was a winter resident of Vero Beach for the last 21 years.
He graduated from West High School in Rockford, Ill.
He was the owner/operator of Rockford Potato Company and the 320 Store and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Joyce G. Ramer, of Vero Beach; daughter, Linsey Gregg, of Rockford, Ill.; and two grandchildren, Derrick Gregg and Alexis Gregg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Indian River Humane Society, 6230 77th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32967.
There are no services at this time.
Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley Funeral & Cremation Service.