Brian W. Ratliff Obituary

Brian W. Ratliff

LINCOLN – Brian W Ratliff, 58, of Lincoln, passed away November 5, 2014. Born on January 20th, 1956, in Wall Township, New Jersey, he spent most years in different locations (Spain, New Mexico, Texas) serving in the United States Air Force, before settling in Delaware. He was a Tech Sgt. in the 436th military airlift wing at Dover Air Force Base. After retiring from the Air Force, he used his acquired skills as a quality assurance aircraft inspector with DynCorp International at Andrews Air Force Base on the presidential fleet. His love of surf fishing, playing the guitar, riding his Harley and sharing the occasional crown and Coke with his buddies was only surpassed by his unconditional love of his wife and soulmate Jennie Washington Ratliff. He is survived by his loving wife, Jennie Ratliff of Lincoln; two sons, Jason Ratliff of Dover, and Tyler Washington of Milford; daughter, Nicole McGranaghan of Oregon; and two granddaughters, Alyssa and Kelly. He was preceded in death by his mother, Angelina Larusso Ratliff of New Jersey. Services will be 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Lofland Funeral Home, 102 Lakeview Avenue, Milford where friends may call from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Burial will immediately follow at the Milford Community Cemetery, Rt. 113, Milford. A Celebration of Life will follow at the Milford Moose Lodge on Kirby Road immediately following the service. In Lieu of flowers, donations in Brian’s memory can be made to Kay’s Kamp (, a camp for children with cancer.

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