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Leonard Drew Ratliff | 1927-2018

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Leonard Drew Ratliff

Leonard Drew Ratliff, 91, of Boyd, died Friday, July 6, 2018, in Boyd.

Funeral was July 9 at First United Methodist Church in Boyd with Roland Davies and Rev. J.D. Allen officiating. Burial followed in Boyd Cemetery.

Pallbearers included Derrick Ratliff, Logan Ratliff, Austin Ratliff, Michael Pipes, Kevin Johnson and Chris Stratton.

Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur handled arrangements.

Leonard was born Feb. 21, 1927, in Boyd to Lawrence and Myrle (Harris) Ratliff. He married Margie Stone Dec. 30, 1945, in Decatur. Leonard was a retired farmer and rancher. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Boyd. Leonard served his country in the U. S. Navy. He was a member of the Boyd Masonic Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and great-grandson Hunter Pipes.

He is survived by his daughter, Judy Nivens and husband, Bruce, of Alvord; sons Wayne Ratliff and wife, Karen, of Boyd and Robert Ratliff and wife, Linda, of Boyd; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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