Herman W. Rattliff of Campbellsville, son of the late James William "Jimmy" Rattliff and Estell Dobson Rattliff, was born in Green County, Kentucky April 2, 1926. He died at 2:30 A.M., Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Campbellsville. Age: 88
He professed faith in Christ and attended St. Mark United Methodist Church.
He was a former Kentucky State Representative for nineteen years, having served Taylor, Green, Metcalfe and Marion Counties and served three terms as minority caucus chairman. He was a retired farmer specializing in Charolais cattle, a businessman and former partner with Supertone Studio for forty-one years.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served his country honorably in the United States Army, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, the WWII Victory Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
He united in marriage to Jewell Merritt March 18, 1951.
Besides his wife, Jewell Rattliff, he is survived by one son and one daughter: Brian Rattliff and wife, Beth of Louisville and Kristi Rattliff Hickerson of Campbellsville; one grandson, Cameron Rattliff and wife, Natalie of Louisville; one brother and one sister:
J. W. Rattliff and wife, Joyce of Greensburg and Doris Rodgers and husband, Junior of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister: Vernon Rattliff, Wesley Rattliff, Ronnie Rattliff and Willya Cox.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Friday, May 30, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Tony Franklin
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
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Saturday, May 31st, 2014 1:00pm, Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
Campbellsville Memorial Gardens