Claflin University sadly announces the passing of Dr. Roosevelt Ratliff, Jr.

Jul 10, 2018

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With heartfelt sympathy, Claflin University sadly announces the passing of Dr. Roosevelt Ratliff, Jr. on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.  Dr. R. Ratliff, Jr. was the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professor of Education in the Division of Academic Affairs.  He was also the husband of Dr. Peggy S. Ratliff, Professor of English in the Division of Academic Affairs.  The following information is provided to enable expressions of sympathy to the Ratliff family:

Funeral Home:                                    Simmons Funeral Home

                                                                2868 Columbia Road NE

                                                                Orangeburg, SC  29118

                                                                (803) 534-2646

Visitation will be held:                        6:00 pm        (Note:  Closed visitation for the family will begin at 4:15 pm)

                                                                Friday, July 13, 2018

                                                                Simmons Funeral Home

                                                                2868 Columbia Road NE

                                                                Orangeburg, SC  29118

                                                                (803) 534-2646

Funeral Service will be held:            11:00 am

                                                                Saturday, July 14, 2018

                                                                Edisto Fork United Methodist Church

                                                                356 Lariot Road

                                                                Orangeburg, SC  29115

                                                                (803) 531-1283

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Claflin University Ratliff Scholarship Fund or Good Hope A.M.E. Church Building Fund (Cope, SC).

Please keep Dr. P. Ratliff and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

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