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Ramey Reddick Herren

Rogers, AR, 1939 - 2022

Ramey Reddick Herren, of Rogers, November 19, 1939- August 24, 2022.
Born in Ft. Smith, Ark., Ramey was the adopted son of Ray and Eva
Herren. Along with Doris, his wife of 46 years, he is survived
by son, Blake of Pottsville, Ark. He was the proud grandfather to
grandsons, Brad and Bryce; and great-granddaughter, Brynnleigh.
Ramey attended grade school in the Fort Smith school system,
graduated from Van Buren High School in 1957, and eventually
earned his masters in Music Education from Arkansas Tech.
His outstanding band teaching career included 18 years in Ozark,
seven years at North Little Rock Ole Main and three years at Springdale
High School. Ramey was passionate about jazz music. He played
drums with The Jack Terry Big Band through the 90's and eventually
became their conductor until 2013.
Golf was a basic requirement for all of Ramey's family. He served
as golf coach to both Doris and Bryce and was an excellent caddie.
Together, Ramey and Doris owned ViaMedia A/V Productions, Inc.
from 1985 to 2015. Their main focus was the recording of music
ensembles including bands, choirs and orchestras. They recorded
primarily state, regional and national convention performing groups.
Ramey leaves behind an incredible musical legacy that has impacted
the lives of literally thousands of people. His life philosophy,
"Music Education can be a vehicle for instilling positive human values".
He will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched.
A Memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, 12 pm, Hunt Chapel,
5930 South Wallis Road, Rogers, Ark.
A Reception will be Sunday, Sept. 25, 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church
Gardner Memorial Family Life Center, 104 S. 5th Street, Ozark, Ark.
Online condolences:

Published September 4, 2022

Westfield Chapel
3236 W Huntsville Ave, Springdale, AR
Phone: 479-751-4747