Mr. Ransom was born May 19, 1950, in San Francisco and served in the U.S. Army. After his honorable discharge in 1974, he worked 33 years as an AT&T communications technician.
Survivors include his wife, C. Jodie Ransom of Tracy; a daughter, Erica Ransom of Tracy; three stepchildren, Shannon Soria, Joseph Soria and Robert Soria, all of Northern California; a sister, Mary K. Ransom of Millbrae; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a niece and a nephew.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Robert J. and Mary Jane Ransom; and a brother, Robert F. Ransom.
Park View Funeral Home, 3662 E. French Camp Road, in Manteca, is handling arrangements. Burial will be in Santa Clara Mission Cemetery, 490 Lincoln St., in Santa Clara. A memorial Mass and celebration of his life will be announced at a later date.
Contributions in Mr. Ransom’s name may be sent to Hospice of San Joaquin, 3888 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95204-1953 or www.hospicesj.org.
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