John David ‘Tommy’ Ratledge Sr.

Published 7:45 am Tuesday, October 9, 2018

John David “Tommy” Ratledge Sr., 79, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

A native of Davie County, he was born March 3, 1939, the son of the late Charlie H. Ratledge and Arlene Baity Ratledge. He was also preceded in death by twin sons, a sister, Betty Ratledge, and a brother, Billy Ray Ratledge.

He retired as a warehouse foreman with AT&T after 33 years. He was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving: a son, John David Ratledge Jr. (Hilda); a daughter, Julia Diane Ratledge (Anthony Sinyard), all of Mocksville; a sister, Charlene Hudson (Jim) of Mocksville; 7 grandchildren, Renee Davis (Nick), John Dustin Ratledge, Stephen, Shauna, Aryn, Aric, and Avery Sinyard; and 2 great-grandchildren, Lillian Davis and Emerson Sinyard.

A visitation with family and friends was to be from 6:-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Davie Funeral Chapel.

Memorials: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.