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December 4, 1946 – April 12, 2019

Roy Ratliff
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Obituary for Roy Ratliff

Roy Ratliff, age 72 of Grundy, Virginia passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 following a brief illness.

Born December 4, 1946 at Grundy, Virginia, he was the son of the late Richard Ratliff and Ruby Wimmer Ratliff. He was a retired coal miner. Roy was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was an active member of the Grundy Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters: Yvonne Looney, Shirley Layne, and Joan Looney.

His wife of 49 years – Loretta Looney Ratliff of Grundy, Virginia
One Son
Roy Christopher Ratliff and wife Sonieta of Galax, Virginia
One Daughter
Tina Marie Bowman and husband Shane of Grundy, Virginia
One Grandson
Dylan Graybeal of Tennessee
Two Granddaughters
Lilly Bowman of Grundy, Virginia
Herlaine Ratliff of Galax, Virginia

Brothers and Sisters:
Deloris Looney and husband Darrell of Grundy, Virginia
Patricia Layne and husband Ronnie of Grundy, Virginia
Gary Ratliff and wife Brenda of Grundy, Virginia
David Ratliff and wife Joann of Salem, Virginia
Rita Prater and husband Jackie of Kentucky
Rebecca Cline and husband Allen of Grundy, Virginia
Mark Ratliff and wife Jennifer of Grundy, Virginia
Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, and special cousins.

Funeral services for Roy Ratliff will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2019, 11:00 A. M. at the Grundy Baptist Church, Grundy, Virginia with David Peters officiating.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, April 17, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. at the church. A service will be held at 7:00 P.M.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Shane Bowman, Mark Ratliff, Nathan Browning, Darrell Looney, Dylan Graybeal, and Gary Ratliff.

Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

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When Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Grundy Baptist Church
Grundy, VA

Service Information

Thursday, April 18th, 2019 11:00am
David Peters
Grundy Baptist Church
Grundy, VA