Paul Chester Ratliff, 89

Paul Chester Ratliff, 89 of Belcher, KY passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 at his residence. Paul was retired coal miner, a US Navy Veteran and a member of the Cornerstone Apostolic Church. Paul was born February 24, 1931 at Rockridge, WV to the late Fred Ratliff & Ella Mona Owens Ratliff. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by one son, Donnie Ratliff (Shona), grandson, Matthew Keith Bartley, two brothers, Fred “Teko” Ratliff, Jr. & Nilen Ratliff and one sister, Irene Ratliff. Paul is survived by his wife, Linda Lou May Ratliff of Belcher, KY; one son, Danny Paul (Donna) Ratliff of Belcher, KY; one daughter, Pamela Jean (John Keith) Bartley of Pikeville, KY; grandsons, Patrick Donovan Ratliff, Chandler Belcher and Ben Belcher; step-grand-daughter, Nicole Huffman; great-grandchildren, Zoey Ratliff & Lincoln Ratliff; step-great-grandchildren, Ezra Huffman & Kaylee Coleman. Paul is also survived by two sisters, Kathleen Tackett of Phelps, KY & Pauline “Poochie” Daniels of Cedar Bluff, AL. Visitation will be from 6-10PM Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with a service at 7PM. ,with Richard McKinney officiating. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 2PM from the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Dow Brooks Cemetery, Draffin, KY.


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