Ronald Lee Ratcliffe
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Ronald Lee Ratcliffe FRANKLIN, VA - Ronald Lee Ratcliffe, 82, passed away September 17, 2021 after a brief illness. He was born in Charleston, SC on October 1, 1938 to the late Robert and Beverly Ratcliffe. Ron graduated from St. Andrew's High School, Charleston, SC, attended Clemson College and graduated from Capitol Institute of Technology in Washington, DC. After serving in the U.S. Army, he began his long career in computer sales. Ron loved his job and made many lasting friendships while at Honeywell and Wang Laboratories. Woodworking, photography, hunting, target shooting and apple pie were some of Ron's favorite things but most of all he cherished his times with family, especially with his grandchildren. Ron is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sue Ellen Poulnot Ratcliffe, daughter, Laura Vick (Jerry), son, Bobby Ratcliffe (Allison), son, Lee Ratcliffe (Judy), brother, Michael Ratcliffe (Gayle), brother-in-law, Wilton Poulnot (Nettie). Also, survived by six grandchildren, Jacob Vick, Samuel Vick, Wilton Ratcliffe, Reid Ratcliffe, Jack Ratcliffe and Caroline Ratcliffe. A graveside service will take place on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Southampton Memorial Park, Franklin, VA. In lieu of flowers, you may wish to send a contribution to High Street United Methodist Church, Courtland, VA or Lions Club of Franklin, VA. www.wrightfuneralhome.com Visit our guestbook at legacy.com/obituaries/charleston
Published by Charleston Post & Courier from Sep. 18 to Sep. 19, 2021.
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Ron, May your life in heaven be as exciting as your life on earth. You will be missed. Honoring the beautiful memories, Celebrating a gracious spirit, Remembering a wonderful life. I had the pleasure of working with Ron at Wang Laboratories for many years. Sue and Family, our prayers and thoughts are with you.
Terry and Rusty Bryan
Work
September 20, 2021
My deepest thoughts and prayers for you all will be with you today as you gather to give thanks for Ronnie and his Life.May God be with you all today and every day.
Rev.Tim Shaw
Friend
September 20, 2021
Sue Ellen We´re sorry about Ronnie´s passing. We have fond memories of times with you folks in MA and SC. Love, Nancy and John Bride
Nancy Bride
Friend
September 19, 2021
Sue Ellen, Although many years and events have passed, I have fond memories of you and Ron visiting us. I am so sorry to hear of his passing and I know he will be so missed by you. There were many tales and laughter Pete shared about high school and Clemson day with those two.
Joanie Rugheimer Clute
September 19, 2021
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