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Kevin Ratliff

Kevin E. Ratliff, 65, of Vanlue, passed away at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at his residence.
Born Sept. 21, 1954, in Upper Sandusky, he was the son of the late Eulis and Winona “Ossie” (Spradlin) Ratliff. He married Jill Naeyaert on March 10, 1978, and they later divorced.
Surviving are a daughter, Lauren (Matt) Clark of Vanlue; a granddaughter, Harper Ratliff; two brothers, Cary L. Ratliff of Deerfield Beach, Fla.; and Galen (Kim) Ratliff of Vanlue; two nieces, Ainsley Ratliff and Katrina (Jason) Ferreia; and two great nephews.
Kevin was a 1972 graduate of Vanlue High School and was an inductee into the high school sports Hall of Fame. He worked at Whirlpool Corporation in Findlay for over 30 years.
He was an avid Buckeyes football fan and enjoyed listening to the Beatles. He loved spoiling his daughter and granddaughter. The highlight of his day was watching his granddaughter participate in various sports.
Family and friends were scheduled to be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home in Carey.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the funeral home with the Rev. William Schultz officiating. Burial will be held at Zion Bloom Cemetery near Vanlue.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Vanlue Community Organization and sent to Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay Street, Carey, OH 43316.
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