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Jon Ratcliffe

April 26, 1979 — May 20, 2024

Lexington, SC

Jon Douglas Ratcliffe, 45, of Lexington, South Carolina, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2024.

Born on April 26, 1979 in Roanoke, VA, Jon was the son of Lucy Howard (Delito) and the late Jon Ratcliffe.

Jonny served in the Marines, which filled him with immense pride. He opted for an early release to prioritize his role as a father to his firstborn. He was an outstanding man, A dedicated son a devoted Father and Fiancé, a loving nephew and extraordinary friend to many. While work was important to him and making sure he provided for his family he really had a passion for fishing, travel and motorcycle riding. Jonny may be gone but he left am incredible mark on a lot of lives. His spirit of generosity and warmth will be an inspiration to us all.

Jon is preceded in death by his father, Jon Ratcliffe; and his Me-Maw, Arlene Reese.

Jon is survived by his son, Khristian Ratcliffe; his mother, Lucy Howard; his Fiancé, Kristine Traylor; his stepchildren Ayden and Victoria Traylor; aunts, Susan Huff (Marty), Donna Davis, and Anita Hiner (Jim); uncle, Frank Delieto (Jean); numerous cousins and other extended family.  

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 26, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, 200 State Street, West Columbia, SC, 29169.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, 200 State Street, West Columbia,
SC 29169, (803)999-5015.
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200 state street, West Columbia, SC 29169

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