Memorial service at BPC on April 7 to honor Rampeys

A memorial service at Brewton-Parker College is planned for Monday, April 7, at 2 p.m. in Saliba Chapel for Bryan Rampey, associate professor of Spanish, and his wife, former Brewton-Parker English associate professor Leslie Campbell Rampey.

The Rampeys were killed March 23 in a two-vehicle collision in Johnson County.

Bryan Rampey, 44, taught Spanish at Brewton-Parker since 1984. During part of that time he also taught English as a second language. He had a master's degree from the University of Arizona and a bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina, to which he returned for further graduate studies in Spanish and education. He taught at both those universities while enrolled as a graduate student.

He studied in Mexico and traveled extensively in Mexico, Spain, and various European countries. His interests included reading, photography, Web page design, baseball and Volkswagens.

Leslie Campbell Rampey, 51, joined the Brewton-Parker English faculty in 1984 and served the college until the early 1990s. She was a reference librarian at Middle Georgia College. The Rampeys had homes in Ailey and Cochran.

Services were March 28 in West Columbia, S.C., with interment there.

The family requests that donations be made to the Baptist Student Union of Brewton-Parker College.