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Gerald

Allen "Rat"

Ratcliff

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March 28, 2016

Gerald Allen "Rat" Ratcliff, 60, of 111 Waller Avenue, died, Monday March 28, 2016 at his residence. He was born October 14, 1955 in Highland County, a son of the late Gerald H. and Romaine Ratcliff. Mr. Ratcliff was truck driver with VDOT and had been with the company for 28 years. He was active with the Boy Scouts of American in our area. He loved to cook and grill and was an avid outdoorsman. Surviving are his wife Nina Selleck Ratcliff of Covington; one son Daniel Ratcliff and his wife Stacey of Chesapeake; a step son, Bo Dunsmore and his wife Michelle of White Sulphur Springs, WV; two step daughters, Wanda Nicely and Tom Linkenhoker of Clifton Forge and Loretta Dunsmore and Norman Harris, Jr. of Covington; two grandchildren; 8 step grandchildren ; two step great grandchildren and a number of brother and sister - in-laws. The funeral service will be held Thursday March 31, 2016 at 2:00 PM in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Richards officiating. The interment will follow in Palestine Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive their friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 at Arritt Funeral Home. Cemetery Information Palestine Chapel Cemetery Dunlap Creek Road Covington,VA - 24426 Service Thursday, March 31, 2016 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Wednesday, March 30, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Dorothy Hayslett

Dec 11, 2023

Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers during these difficult times.

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Billy Newman

Dec 11, 2023

I did not know Afton, but work with Natalie at MGCC.
Deepest sympathy and condolences to all her family.

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Sonja Helton

Dec 11, 2023

Praying for the Carter family

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Vannessa Bennett

Dec 11, 2023

My prayers go out to the Carter family.

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David liggins Sr

Dec 11, 2023

Condolences to the family nd may the Lord bless you all.

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James hiser

Dec 11, 2023

I’m sorry for ur loss I’ve known Afton my whole life truely good people she will be missed

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Dec 11, 2023

Please accept my most sincere sympathy. May fond memories become treasures of the heart. Prayers and love, Donna S. Nicely

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Dianne Garcia

Dec 11, 2023

My heart goes out to the family. I had the wonderful opportunity of teaching Afton and her mother and father. Afton was a sweet young lady and always a joy with a smile on her face. I am so sorry for the whole family! Please accept my sympathy, to you all.
Dianne Garcia

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Dr. Carmen Chambers-Nash Richmond, Va.

Dec 11, 2023

Prayers and Love for the family.

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Dr. Carmen Chambers-Nash

Dec 11, 2023

Condolences and Love to the family. Richmond, Va.

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Scott Family

Dec 10, 2023

Ccndolences To The Carter Family

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Alvin Boguess 807 Jonestown rd covington va

Dec 10, 2023

Mr Carter was a good man I don't think he met anyone that he did not know always talk to me like a true friend he will be miss

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