James Franklin “Frank” Ratcliffe Sr.

James Franklin “Frank” Ratcliffe Sr.

Wythe County, Virginia, USA
Death 25 Nov 2001 (aged 82)
Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, USA
Burial Suffolk, Suffolk City, Virginia, USA
Plot Mausoleum 3-East Wall
Memorial ID 115997827 · View Source
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James Franklin "Frank" Ratcliffe, Sr., 82, Portsmouth, passed away Sunday, November 25, 2001.

He was born in Wythe County to the late Louie Brown Ratcliffe and Mary Ruth Rosenbaum.

He was also preceded by his son, James (Jimmy) Franklin Ratcliffe, Jr.; brother, Daniel Brown Ratcliffe and sister, Hazel Dawn Ratcliffe Vest.

He was retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard as an insulator.

He was a an Air Force (Army Air Corps) veteran of World War II and a member of Grace Bible Church.

Surviving are his wife, Doris Marie Dixon Ratcliffe; son, Michael Lewis Ratcliffe; daughter, Dawn Ratcliffe Eller; sister, Mary Jewel Clark and mother of his children, Violet Hazel Shrader.

A funeral will be conducted at 1:00 pm,, Tuesday, November 27, 2001 in Meadowbrook Mausoleum Chapel by Pastor Donald Mills.

Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

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