Richard Earnest Ratliff, 54, of Kingscreek, died January 15 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.
A son of the late Charlie and Lula Fields Ratliff, he was a brother of the late Arvil Ratliff, Lucille Shepherd, Herma Yvonne Fields and Marcia Kaye Trail.
Surviving are his wife, Sherry Gwen Hogg Ratliff; three sons, Phillip Steven Ratliff of Kingscreek, Shaun Michael Ratliff of Blackey, and Samuel Fraley of Whitesburg; two daughters, Jennifer Darlene Ratliff Hockenberry of Totz, and Shana Luladean Ratliff of Isom; three brothers, Ronnie Ratliff of Little Colley, Donnie Ratliff of Kingscreek and Charles Astor Ratliff of Jeremiah; seven sisters, Betty Jo Frazier of Cowan, Francine Baker and Bonnie Hatton, both of Pert Creek, Beatrice Sue Hogg and Mary Hazel Brashears, both of Kingscreek, Sara Loretta Brock of Roxana, and Resi Ratliff of Ohio; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held January 18 at Kingscreek Community Church. Burial was in Ratliff Cemetery at Kingscreek.
Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.