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William Leonard Ratliff Sr.

William Leonard Ratliff Sr.

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William Leonard Ratliff Sr.MCBEE -- Funeral services for William Leonard Ratliff, Sr. age 82, who passed away September 20, will be held Satirdau at 3:00 at McBee Baptist Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Rev. Charlie Short and Rev. Ken Hughes will officiate. Burial will be in the McBee Cemetery with Masonic Rites, directed by Norton Funeral Home, Hartsville. Mr. Ratliff was born in Cheraw a son of the late Walter David and Bertha Brock Ratliff. He was retired from DuPont, was employed with Seaboard Airline Railroad, member of the McBee Masonic Lodge No. 313 and a member of the McBee Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Christine Blackwell Ratliff, Bethune; one son, William Leonard (Lynn) (Ellice) Ratliff, Tulsa, OK; four daughters, Deborah "Debbie" (Scott) Timms, Hartsville, Monissa Dawn (Dennis) West, Bethune, Tonda Ratliff (Randy) Thomas, Danville, VA and Laura Ratliff (Steven) Lovelace, McBee; five brothers, Jerry Ratliff, Charlotte, Bobby Ratliff, Wallace, Henry Ratliff, Cheraw, Kenneth "Tim" Ratliff, Rockingham, N.C. and Clinton Ratliff, Chesterfield; one sister, Rebecca Sellers, Ruby; 9 grandchildren, Brandy W. Melton, Crystal Earle, Kelly West, Daniel Earle, Hank Ratliff, Hailey Lovelace, Claire Ratliff, Alana Thomas, William "Billy" Lovelace ; three great grandchildren, Kayleigh West, Clara Beth Earle and Kimber Melton. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Seldon Thomas; siblings, Charles Ratliff, Fannie "Pat" Moore. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 181 East Evans Street, Florence, S.C. 29506.

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