Larry Dale Ratcliffe, 59, formerly of Pearisburg died Wednesday, August 18, 2010 in Ocala, Florida at the home of his daughter and in the care of his family. Born in Pearisburg on June 27, 1951 he was a son of the late Luther Jackson and Naomi Lovell Ratcliffe. He had been employed at Shelor Automotive and was an avid and skilled horseman.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Marie A. Ratcliffe of Snowville, his son and daughter-in-law Shawn and Addie Ratcliffe of Buena Vista; his daughters Kimberly Ratcliffe of Ocala, Fl, Crystal Ratcliffe of Ripplemead, Kristie Blankenship of Pearisburg; his step-children Berley Ralph Dalton, Jr, Buddy, Wayne, and Thomas Collins of Christiansburg, Tammy Stumbo of Snowville, Mary Jane Dalton of Radford, Melissa Shannon of Christiansburg; his brothers Darrell Ratcliffe of Lexington and Jeff Ratcliffe of Buena Vista; his step-mother Sylvia P. Ratcliffe of Buena Vista; his step-brother Gary Edwards; his ten grandchildren; and his good friends Chuck Shannon and Wendell Tickle.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with burial following in the Ratcliffe Family Cemetery at Pearisburg. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.