Paul E. Ratchford
Paul Edward Ratchford, 64, Louisville, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007, at his home.
A native of Buechel, Ky., he was a retired driver for Holloway and Son Construction Co. and Louisville Paving Co., an Army veteran, and a member of American Legion Post 332 of Milltown and Amvets Post 61.
He was preceded in death by a son, James Aaron Ratchford; a sister, Ruth Brough; and a brother, Arthor Lewis Ratchford.
Survivors include his wife, the former Rosaline K. Perkins; five children, William (Shorty) Ratchford of Louisville, Richard Smith of Glasgow, Ky., Renee Seabolt of Salem, Treva King of Taylorsville, Ky., and Jennifer Ross of Peru; 10 stepchildren, Roschanna Cline, Laurie McLain, Kimberly Edward, Cindy Tuggay, Donna Moore, Paul Broughton, Dorothy Minks, Danny Broughton, Sandra Shields and David Broughton; brothers and sisters, Evelyn Frye, Lula Mae Wiseman, Jesse Ratchford and Louis Ratchford; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Sunday, Feb. 25, from noon to 8 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 26, after 9 a.m. at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven in Louisville.
Amvets Memorial Service: Sunday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral: Monday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park.