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5/14/2020 4:49:00 PM
Darrell Wayne Ratchford
September 23, 1948 - May 13, 2020

CONOVER, N.C. - Darrell Wayne Ratchford, age 71, of Conover passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.

Darrell was born September 23, 1948 in Fredrick County, Virginia to the late Harry Douglas Ratchford and Elsie Hartley Bly. Darrell was a veteran in U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Ratchford.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years Ann Younce Ratchford of the home; two daughters Genny Nelson and husband Wes of Taylorsville, Ann Marie Ellison and husband Shane of Lenoir; brother Kermit Ratchford of Winchester, Virgina; sister Judy Carper of Middletown, Virginia; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A Graveside Service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to V.A. Hospital in Asheville.

Visit to register your condolences.

Burke Mortuary and Crematory of Newton, N.C. is serving the Ratchford family.

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