Ransom was born January 31, 2016, in Stanford, KY and is the son of Ronnie Joe and Cassy Clements Elmore of Liberty, KY. He is survived by his big brothers, Tristan and Briar Elmore, both of Liberty; maternal great-grandparents, Marvin and Jane Douglas of Kings Mountain, KY; maternal grandmother, Debbie Clements of Liberty; and paternal grandmother, Patsy Elmore of Liberty.
Ransom was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Bobby Joe Elmore.
A memorial service will be held at 5:00PM on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at Liberty United Methodist Church, 108 Hustonville Street, Liberty, KY 42539, with Bro. Eric Hughes officiating. There will be a time of visitation from 1-5PM on Saturday at the Church.
The family would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their overwhelming support, phone calls, texts, visits, and prayers over the last several days. They also want to especially thank the caring staff at UK Medical Center, who went above and beyond in their love, compassion and care for Ransom and the family.
Ransom’s legacy will live on as he touched the lives of many throughout the world. He became the youngest organ donor candidate ever from UK Medical Center.
“Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a RANSOM for many.” Matthew 20:28
In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Ransom Wilder Elmore may be sent to The “Handsome” Ransom Elmore Fund, c/o Kentucky Children’s Hospital, Office of Development, PO Box 34184, Lexington, KY 40588.
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mckinneybrown.com