Donald “Joseph” Ratliff, 34, husband of Samantha died Sunday, December 16, 2018 at his home. He was born on October 29, 1984 in Pikeville, Kentucky to Anthony Ratliff and Vicky Tackett Ratliff. Joseph attended Southland Christian Church, was employed as a Probation and Parole officer for the State of Kentucky and loved his dog, Gambit.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by his sister, Rebecca Ratliff and her fiancée, Wesley Horn, sister-in-law, Emily Fry, Paternal Grandparents, Troy Joe Ratliff and Clara Ratliff, Maternal Grandmother, Rosena Tackett, mother in law, Anne (Tom) Johnson and father-in-law, William Fry.
He was preceded in death by his Maternal Grandfather, Donald Ray “Bunker” Tackett.
Funeral service will be conducted Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dennis Love officiating. Burial will follow in the Tackett Family Cemetery, Branhams Creek, Grethel, KY, visitation is from 4until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Betts and West Funeral Home, Nicholasville, KY and after 5 p.m. Thursday at Hall Funeral Home, Martin, KY, with service Thursday at 7 p.m. with Clayton Case officiating, under the professional and dignified care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky.