April 4, 1934 - November 27, 2010
RATLIFF, Corporal Richard Lee age 76, of Waynesville, proud United States Marine Corp Veteran, beloved husband of Reda Ratliff received his orders on November 27, 2010 and has reported for his final call of duty. He is survived by son and daughter-in-law Doug (Diane), son Keith, daughter and son-in-law Sherri (Scott), son Mark, brother Bobby, two sisters Cheryl and Wilma, grandchildren Heather, Seth, Sarah, Levi, Travis, Scottie, Lindsey, great-grandchildren Donnie (Tigger), Teegan, and Evan. Also true to Corporal Ratliff's heart, former daughters-in-law Denise Ratliff and Vickie Rammel. Richard entered the US Marine Corp 5/29/1952. During his tour of duty in the Korean War he received the following commendations: The National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, and Republic of Korean War Service Medal. Separation of Service was 5/28/1955. He was a charter and life member of The Chosen Reservoir Detachment Honor Guard 968. He held several offices throughout the years at both The American Legion and VFW. His magnetism and influence with family and friends was wonderful. He instilled characteristics of ruggedness and incredible strength in his family. His life was an abundance of labors and full of sacrifices for his family's good. In our pain and tears we share a heartache that cannot heal. In our hearts and minds we will keep memories no one can steal. You meant so much to each of us. We love you! Ooh rah! Semper Fidelis. Funeral services 1 PM Tues. Nov. 30 at Stubbs-Conner Funeral Home, Waynesville. Burial Miami Cemetery, Corwin. The family will receive friends 11 AM-1PM Tues. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.stubbsconner.com.
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