James Corbett Ratliff, age 68 of Elkhorn City, KY was born on Nov. 4, 1950 to Justice”Jus” and Audrey Faye Hawkins Ratliff and passed away on Sunday, Mar. 3, 2019 at the UKMC. He was a member of the Sutton Baptist Church, owner of Ratliff Septic System, member of the Sycamore and Elkhorn City Fire Dept. , and a member of the Whitewater Shrine, Jenkins Lodge number 856. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 brothers; Julian (JC) Ratliff and David Mack Ratliff. Survivors are his wife: Clydette Ratliff, a daughter; Chrystal Beauna Ratliff of Richmond, Ky., sisters; Corine Coleman of San Antonio, Texas and Vicky Ratliff of Elkhorn City, 2 grandchildren; Laci Beauna Hackney and Jakob Bradley Hackney. Visitation will be from 6:00PM-10:00PM on Tuesday, March 5 and 8:00Am-10:00PM on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with services nightly at 7PM. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 2:00 from the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with Mitchell Thacker, Tony Thacker and Randy Bentley officiating. Burial will follow in the Wilson Cemetery at Draffin, Ky. A Masonic Service will be conducted by the Jenkins Lodge number 856 on Tuesday at 6:00PM.