LUBBOCK – Tony Eugene Ratliff died on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 in Lubbock. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at South Park Baptist Church in Lubbock.
Ratliff was born on March 12, 1959 in Lubbock. He attended Vernon schools and played in the Vernon Junior High Kitten Band and Vernon High School Band. He married Linda Cockerell on May 5, 1984 in Lubbock.
He is survived by a son, Jamie Ratliff; a daughter, Tasha Ratliff; his mother, Kay Cross of Lubbock; three sisters, Lawana Lagunas of Norman, Okla.; Dena Maldonado of Vernon, and Shelia Booth of Colorado Springs, Colo., and one grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda on June 18, 2014, and other relatives including Olive Cockerell, Pawpaw and Dee Damron, Bill Ratliff and Bobby Cross.