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James Roger Ratcliffe


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Oct. 22, 2021 - 4:00 PM

James Roger Ratcliffe

The Newnan Times-Herald

James Roger Ratcliffe, age 79, passed away peacefully at Piedmont Newnan Hospital on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

He was born in Waynesville, NC on September 7, 1942, to the late James Way Ratcliffe and Selma Clark Ratcliffe.

Along with his parents, Roger as he was known by friends and family, is preceded in death by his brother, Edwin Ratcliffe and his wife Shirley; sister, Chrystelle Fergusen and her husband Wayne. Roger is survived by his wife, Joyce Mitchell Ratcliffe; son, James "Steven" Ratcliffe and his wife Natalivette. He is also survived by his only grandchild, James "Luis" Ratcliffe, sister-in-law, Carol Mitchell Adkins and her husband Ralph, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Honoring Roger's wishes there will not be a formal funeral. The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 16,2021 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, in Newnan.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Roger's name to, Unity Baptist Church, 311 Smokey Road, Newnan, GA 30263. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.mckoon.com.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory 770-253-4580