Born Nov. 18, 1940 in Jenkins, Kentucky the son of Hendrix and Julia Ann (Wells) Ratliff.
Billy was an equipment operator for B.G. Hoadley Stone Queries, retiring in 2008, he attended the Tunnel Hill Pentecostal Church.
Surviving relatives include: his wife Faith Ratliff of Bloomfield, his children; Greg Ratliff (Teresa) of Virginia, Tony Ratliff (Julie) of Bloomfield and Jolena Head (Doug) of Tennessee. He has nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren and two brothers; James Ratliff of North Carolina and Larry Ratliff of Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters; Virginia Fugate and Jeanette Calhoun; and one brother Ralph Ratliff.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 P.M. on Friday, June 3, 2011 at the Tunnel Hill Pentecostal Church and from 12 noon on Saturday until the hour of service at the church.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Tunnel Hill Pentecostal Church with Rev. Bruce Roberts and Rev. Dallas Lakes officiating.
Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.