unknown - September 22, 2011
Russell Ratliff, 79, of Kirkville, passed away on Thursday Sept. 22, 2011. He retired from Allied Chemical and Sears. Russell was a devoted family man and remained active after his retirement with many different hobbies. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Alice Ratliff; two sons, John R. and Todd and his siblings, Oliver, Clifford, Robert, Laura and June.
Survivors: his devoted wife of 39 years Carol J. Ratliff; children, Joan, Curtis (Debra), Robin (Stephen), Steven (Heidi), Kenneth, and John H. (Michelle); his siblings, Clyde, Daniel, Larry, Martha, Betty and Mary; 11 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services: 5 p.m. Monday Sept. 26 at R. H. Schepp & Son Minoa Chapel. Calling hours: 2 to 5p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 109 East Ave., Minoa. For directions, florists, or a guestbook, please visit scheppfamily.com. Arrangements by R. H. Schepp & Son Minoa Chapel of Schepp Family Funeral Homes. Contributions: Amer. Heart Association, Upstate NY Chapter, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, N.Y. 13220-3049.