Robert Charles Ratliff Jr., 68, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at a local hospital. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Pilgrims Pride. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert C. Ratliff Sr.; mother, Mary E. Ratliff; grandparents; and other relatives. Survivors include his devoted companion, Elizabeth S. Wynn; children, Tracy Johnson and Maria Ratliff; three grandchildren; brother, Thomas (Agnes) Ratliff; sister, Grace Ratliff; several nieces; nephews; cousins; and a host of other relatives and friends. Graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Chattanooga National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.