Dr. Cecil Ram, age 88, of Marietta, son of Herbert and Esther Ram, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.

Born in Augusta, Cecil graduated summa cum laude from the Medical College of Georgia in 1952. After a lifelong career practicing urological surgery in Aiken, S.C., Minot, N.D., and Statesville, N.C., Cecil retired to enjoy his family and friends. Cecil was an avid flier, a seeker of knowledge, kind and exceptionally generous. He loved being surrounded by people having fun.

His memory lives on through his family: his loving wife of 66 years, Judith Franzblau Ram; daughter and son-in-law Lauren and Joey Schultz of Marietta; daughter and son-in-law Dr. Cheryle and Ron Grossman of Buffalo, N.Y.; son Mike Ram of Greenville, S.C.; son Dr. Bernie Ram of Demorest; son and daughter-in-law Herbert and Diane Ram of Alpharetta; brother Miles Ram of Aiken; sister Rosemary Hirsch of Munster, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and loving friends and adopted family Katrina and Henry O’Neal and Belinda Long. Cecil was preceded in death by his sister Patricia Ram Sawilowsky of blessed memory.

Sign the online guestbook at www.dresslerjewishfunerals.com. Memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation. Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 5, at Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care in Chamblee. Interment was at Eternal Light Memorial Gardens in Boynton Beach, Fla. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.