Jacob (J.D.) VanRamshorst, Jr., 59, of Santa Fe, TX passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2022. He was born to parents, Jacob VanRamshorst, Sr. and Bonnie (Martin) VanRamshorst on December 9, 1962 in El Paso, Texas.
J.D. worked as a waste water plant operator for 33 years at The Bacliff Municipal Utility District. He enjoyed carpentry work which included building custom wood cabinets. He learned many of his skills from his best friend of 41 years Butch Soucy. J.D. loved watching old westerns featuring Clint Eastwood and John Wayne. He also enjoyed a relaxing vacation with his family at Bethy Creek.
Jacob is survived by his wife, Debbie VanRamshorst; parents, Jacob VanRamshorst, Sr. and Bonnie (Martin) VanRamshorst; daughter, Bridgette McCulloch and husband, Cole; sons, Thomas Riehl and wife, Mandy, David Riehl and wife, Brittany and Robert Riehl and wife, Chelsea; sisters, Audrey VanRamshorst, Nancy Waterman and husband, Joe and niece Zoe. 7 grandchildren; Kelsea Risinger, Memphis Riehl, Jase Riehl, Kinsley Riehl, Cora Riehl, Reese McCulloch, and Finn Riehl.
In his honor, a visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 5:00 pm at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas. A memorial service will follow at 6:00pm.