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Eddie Lee Ratliff

January 8, 1962 August 20, 2021
Eddie Lee Ratliff
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Obituary for Eddie Lee Ratliff

Eddie Lee Ratliff, 59, of Oberlin passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 at Life Care Center of Elyria. He was born January 8, 1962 in Clarksdale, MS. Eddie loved all Cleveland sports, had a great love for family and his grandchildren meant the world to him. He was a former teamster local #507. Survivors include his wife of 35 years Jennifer (nee Drew); daughter, Valerie (Cedric) Ester, Nina Johnson and Anna Ratliff; sons, Brian Helke and D.J. Robinson; 14 grandchildren; parents John and Willie Mae Ratliff (nee Jenkins); step-mother Abbie Ratliff; sisters, Yvonne (Johnny) Moore, Barbara (John) Robinson, Emma Barnes, and Linda Faye (Jeff) Fisher; brothers, John Jr., Anthony and David) (Gwene). Family will receive friends from 11AM until time of service at 12:30 PM Friday, September 3, 2021 at the Church of the North Coast-Lorain 4125 N. Leavitt Rd. Lorain, Ohio 44053. Burial Westwood Cemetery (Oberlin). Arrangements were entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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11:00 AM 9/3/2021 11:00:00 AM - 12:30 PM 9/3/2021 12:30:00 PM
Church on The North Coast

4125 North Levitt Rd.
Lorain, OH 44053

Funeral Services 12:30 PM Friday, September 3, 2021 at the Church

Church on The North Coast
4125 North Levitt Rd. Lorain 44053 OH
United States

Cemetery Details


Westwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

Morgan Street
Oberlin, OH 44074

Morgan Street Oberlin 44074 OH
United States

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