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Allen "Rat"



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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