OBITUARY

Jerry Richard Ratliff

November 5, 1935April 2, 2019
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Jerry will be lovingly remembered by his sister Sara Martin; son, Col (R) M. Troy Ratliff; daughter, Marsha Meininger; grandchildren, Angela, Matt, Sam, Amanda, Madeline, Zach and Connor; great-grandchildren, Elijah and Jayce.

He is now resting peacefully with his wife, Edna and daughter, Lisa. Veteran of the U.S. Navy and over 20 years at Jefferson Jr High, he touched thousands of lives in the community. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, loved watching a Kentucky game and reading a good book with a cold Guinness.

He will be deeply missed but always in our hearts.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home, Merritt Island, on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers please donate to St. Jude Children’s Hospital and/or St. Joseph’s Indian School, www.stjo.org.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, April 20, 2019
REMEMBERING

Jerry Richard Ratliff

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Paula Moise O’Brien

April 15, 2019

Laughter and love. Those are what my memories of Jerry are filled with. Always a bit of mischief in his smile and love in his heart. He gave me family, many a meal and a door that was always open. Such a loss. My heart is heavy.

Donna Smitelli Hoffman

April 11, 2019

Coach Ratliff was an amazing man and wonderful coach. He was such an inspiration to all that knew him. Prayers for his family heaven just received a wonderful angel

Tommy Smith

April 10, 2019

One of the finest men I’ve ever known. He had an enormous influence in my life. I’m proud to call him coach and my friend. I love you coach! My condolences to Troy and the rest of the family....

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