Ronald Curtis Ratcliff

February 10, 1947 ~ November 14, 2020 (age 73)


Ronald C. Ratcliff started his journey home on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at the age of 73.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ivan Ratcliff and Elsie Fasske Ratcliff; and his brother- in-law, Eldon Harvey.

Ronald is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years, Ramona N. Ratcliff; children: Mary Bostic (Greg); Gerry Catanese and Joseph P. Jurczak, III; grandchildren: Krystal Orange; Brittany Sievers; Brandy Chaisson; Victoria Hebert (Daniel); Joseph P. Jurczak, IV; Alicia Jurczak; Luke Jurczak; great grandchildren: Taylor Sievers; Jordan Carter; Mason Bye; Julianna Burnett; Priscilla Colwart; and Everly Hebert; siblings: Marilyn Harvey and Douglas Ratcliff (Alvina); and a host of nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Ronald was employed with TCS, Dresser- Rand, and Cooper Cameron until he went into business with his partner and started Southern Louisiana Insulation and Refractory. He enjoyed his motorcycles, traveling, dancing, hunting, fishing, going to the Casinos but most importantly he loved spending time with his family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2020, at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, Louisiana 70001, from 2:00 pm until 5:00pm with Eulogy at 4:00 pm. Please note that due to the current State restrictions visitation is limited to a total of 150 and a mask must be worn. To offer condolences please our website at

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November 22, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

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