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Robert Leon Ratliff, age 72, of Philadelphia, TN

Robert Leon Ratliff, age 72, of Philadelphia passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 at his residence. He was born July 15, 1946 in Pampa, Texas. He attended Ten Mile Baptist Church. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union No. 602 in Amarillo, Texas. Bob had worked as an electrician all his life and was also a lineman. He loved animals and enjoyed raising cattle and trading livestock. Preceded in death by his grandson, Zachary Rogers; parents, Robert & Vera Dunn Ratliff; sister, Paula Wilson.

SURVIVORS

Children Kevin Ratliff & wife, Jasmyn of Brisco, TX

Melody Nunez 7 husband, Ramiro of Canadian, TX

Heather Stanton & husband, Shane of Hideaway, TX

Keith Ratliff & wife, Jenna of Miami, TX

Grandchildren Nohemy & Emily Ratliff, Gabriel Rogers & wife, Adilene,

Nikki & Allison Rogers, Fabian & Miranda Nunez,

Ryan & Lauren Stanton, Avery, Paige & Tyler Ratliff

Great-grandson Logan Rogers

Special Friends Ralph Mitch Bells, Winnie & David Gilmer, Steve Jackson,

Butch Edgemon, Tommy Shirley, Stacy Wattenbarger,

Eddie & Betty Reames, Gerald & Dawn Reames

A host of extended family and dear friends.

Family and friends will meet at 1:30 pm, Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Fraker Funeral Home to go in procession to New Midway Baptist Church Cemetery for 2:00 pm, graveside service with Pastor Freddie Cunningham officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to Fraker Funeral Home, 1445 Kingston Highway, Kingston, TN 37763 or by calling (865) 717-7727. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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