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Billy Joe Ratliff

Obituary for Billy Joe Ratliff

December 22, 1978 - August 28, 2021
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 42


Billy Joe Ratliff, 42, of Owensboro, passed away August 28, 2021. He was born December 22, 1978, in Owensboro. Billy Joe was a 1998 graduate of Owensboro High School. He enjoyed running around town in his chair and meeting new people. Billy Joe was an active person with lots of things to fill his time. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, watching U.K. basketball, and visiting Dairy Queen on Frederica Street. He also loved to watch his niece, Kaysi, play softball with WK Havoc 07. Billy Joe was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wendell Ratliff Sr. in 2002, Myrtle Henry in 2011, and Wilbur "Bill" Henry in 2019.

He is survived by his mother, Robin Ratliff; sister, Danita (Brandon) Burden and their children, Dyllyn Burden and Kaysi Burden; several aunts and uncles; a host of cousins and countless friends.

The funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with burial following at Pleasant Hope Cemetery in Calhoun. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday and after 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the family of Billy Joe Ratliff c/o Danita Burden.

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Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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