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Darrell Ratchford

September 23, 1948 May 13, 2020
Darrell Ratchford
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Darrell Wayne Ratchford, age 71, of Conover passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Darrell was born September 23, 1948 in Fredrick County, Virginia to the late Harry Douglas Ratchford and Elsie Hartley Bly. Darrell was a veteran in the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Ratchford.

He is survived by:

Wife of 51 years: Ann Younce Ratchford of the home

2 Daughters: Genny Nelson and husband Wes of Taylorsville, Ann Marie Ellison and husband Shane of Lenoir

Brother: Kermit Ratchford of Winchester, Virgina

Sister: Judy Carper of Middletown, Virginia

4 Grandchildren, 3 Great-Grandchildren

A Graveside Service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to V.A. Hospital in Asheville.

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Ratchford family.

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