HASSEL DUANE RATLIFF Obituary

  • HASSEL DUANE RATLIFF
    In Loving Memory of

    HASSEL DUANE RATLIFF

    Birth Date: Oct 9th, 1926 Death Date: Aug 7th, 2014
    Duane Ratliff, 87, of Andrews, Texas went to be with his Savior Thursday, August 7, 2014 in Midland, Texas.

    Duane was born in Odessa, Texas on October 9, 1926 to Hugh and Ophelia Ratliff. Duane attended Odessa schools and graduated from Odessa High in 1944. He then attended Texas Tech University graduating in 1948 with a Petroleum Engineering degree. He worked for a short time in the oil and gas industry before joining the family ranch in Andrews Co.

    Duane was Andrews City Councilman for many years. He retired from ranching in 2003. Duane loved going to all the dances with Vickie.

    He was preceded in death by both parents, Hugh and Ophelia Ratliff, and first wife Pauline Ratliff.

    He is survived by current wife, Vickie Hale Ratliff; stepdaughter Kathy Hale and stepsons Clayton Hale and Don Hale and their families.

    Visitation will be held Sunday from 6-8 PM at McNett Funeral Home in Andrews Texas. Graveside services will be 10:00 Monday August 11, 2014 at Andrews North Cemetery. Rev. Bob Hopkins, First Baptist Church of Midland, will officiate. Services are under the direction of McNett Funeral Home.

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