Jerry Wayne Ratledge Sr.

Published 9:38 am Friday, November 9, 2018

Jerry Wayne Ratledge Sr., 72, of Mocksville died on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018,.

He was born June 28, 1946, the son of the late Clyde and Ella Tutterow Ratledge. Also preceding him in death was his son, Corey, on  Aug. 15, 2000, a sister, Tuffie Johnson, and 2 brothers, John and Richard Ratledge.

He loved going to church and fellowshipping with Christians. He was a member of Hope Baptist Tabernacle. In the past he served as a Deacon, Sunday School teacher, and church bus driver. He enjoyed fishing and talking about old cars. “Papaw” was always doing things with his grandkids. He was a retired truck driver.

Survivors: his wife of 52 years, Carol Wood Ratledge; 4 sons, Jerry Wayne Ratledge Jr. and wife Christine of Lewisville, and their children, Elizabeth, Amy and Megan; son Randy and wife Alicia, and their children, Jesse, Miranda, Bruce and Lauren and 5 great-grandchildren, Colton, Eli, Callie, Brantly and Tristan; son, Bradley and wife Carrie and their children, Jake, Alex and Grace; son Clay and wife Mackenzie and their children, Maddie and Charlie; 2 sisters, Bonnie Boggs (Randy) and Mary Reavis, all of Mocksville.

The received friends at Hope Baptist Tabernacle from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. The celebration of life service was at 2 p.m. with Pastors Chris Cantrell and Kevin Hobson officiating. Burial followed in the Chestnut Grove UMC Cemetery.

Memorials: Hope Baptist Youth Group, 2408 US 158 N., Mocksville.