Gus Ramsden

March 30, 1953 - September 12, 2012
Gus Ramsden


Gus Ramsden 59, of Leland passed away Wednesday September 12, 2012 at his home.

Gus was born in England on March 30, 1953 the son of the late Basil Ramsden and his surviving mother Connie Ramsden. He was a Film Artist in Wilmington for the past 25 years.

In addition to his mother he leaves behind a sister Jane, brothers Nigel and Anthony, and six nephews and nieces.

He was dearly loved by his family and friends. His untimely passing has left a void that can never be filled, the shining light that always lit up a room has been extinguished but memories of him will forever live in our hearts. Rest peacefully sweet Gussy, we will love you always.

Memorial service will be held 4:00 PM Thursday September 20, 2012 at First Christian Church, 2035 Oleander Drive Wilmington. A reception will follow the service
at 5:30 at the Satellite Lounge, 120 Greenfield Street

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the New Hanover County Humane Society; 2405 N. 23rd Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • September 29, 2012
    Ronny Gosselin says:
    My most sincere sympathy to the family and friends. Gus has showed me lots and he was pivotal in my professional life. I always called him a "Model God" because he was so good at designing and building models for the movie industry. I really wished I was notify before so I could of gone to North Carolina. Rest in peace my friend... Ronny Gosselin Montreal

  • October 04, 2012
    Darcy M Jones says:
    I just found out! Gus and I shared many adventures, he has been dear to my heart.

  • March 13, 2013
    lisa hubert says:
    I just heard of Gus's passing, I have been away from wilmington for quite a few years. Gus was very dear to me, a good friend while working in film with him. He was always there to lend an ear and such an amazing talented artist.My condolences to his family he will be missed. Lisa Hubert

  • March 26, 2019
    Dwain Trimble says:
    I worked with Gus on a couple of films and on his house by the park for a number of years. He always thought outside of the box. I learned ALOT about films and life from him. A great loss has happen to this world with his passing

  • April 02, 2022
    John Coppinger says:
    Sorry Gus, I wondered how you were doing and didn't know you were gone so long. A good friend, the best of company and a mad genius who made robot reindeer fly for Santa Claus - - - ! All the Best wherever you are, John