Jason Brian Ratliff, Jr.

September 05, 1997 ‒ October 12, 2019

Fredericktown, Ohio

Jason Brian Ratliff Junior, age 22, of Fredericktown, died unexpectedly early Saturday morning October 12, 2019. A loyal, hard worker, Jason was employed by Vaughn Industries as a lineman and a welder. Jason was a mature and motivated young man who often set goals for himself, attaining them sooner than planned. He was very selfless, always ready and willing to help others without asking anything in return. He was a wonderful provider for his “perfect little family”, “Brogin, you stay home and take care of our son. I will take care of US”, he insisted.
Born September 5, 1997 in Columbus, Ohio to parents, Jason B. Ratliff, Sr.  and Trina M. Ratliff. Jason is also survived by his son, Jax Michael; fiancé, Brogin Denman; brother, Collin Ratliff and sisters, Samantha and Jess Ratliff. Sierra Rawlings. grandparents, Bill (Sarah) Schmitz, Ron Ratliff;  aunts, uncles and cousins, “Uncle B” Will (Mandie) Schmitz, Hallee, Lexi, Chelsea. Ronnie Ratliff,  Kelly (Seth) Capobianco, Jackson, Ava, Thomas Schmitz, Donnie McCoy.
Extended family,  Richard and Brenda Denman, Bristan & Mike Bohland, Payton & Nathan Scully,  Papaw Bob Simms, Grandpa Dave Denman, Aunt Kelly Simms, Uncle Larry and Aunt Kendra Daniels; cousins, Cody, Tori, Blake Simms, Patrick, Kaila, Haven and Aven Kali.
Special family and friends, Cassie, Mason, Avery, Brody, and Nate.
Preceded in death by Grandma Ginger; Best friend/Brother, Dustin M. Lynch; Grandma Patti Denman; many other family and friends.
Funeral service 7 PM Thursday, October 17, 2019 at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, (at SR 3), Sunbury,  where the family will be receiving condolences from 4 PM until time of service. Pastor Brad Duncan officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family prefers contributions be made to: go fund me for the continued care of Jason’s son, Jax.
Gofund me link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/jason-jj-ratliff-fund
Please visit www. snyderfuneralhomes.com to share a memory or condolences with Jason’s family.
  • Trina,
    I am so sorry for your loss! I know words could never express how hard this must be for you. Although I haven’t seen you in years I’ve always loved you and my heart goes out to you sweetheart! May he be your guardian angel forever now. May he come to you in your dreams to comfort and love you sis! Prayers for all of you!

  • So very sorry for you and your family’s terrible loss.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Brian and Cassie Burson

  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to both families, we are so sorry for your loss. Jason will forever be Jax guardian angel and will live on in the hearts of all who knew him.
    Tom, Sharon Cole
    Jason Cole

  • So sorry for your loss. Jason was a fine young man. Love and prayers for Brogin, baby Jax, Jason Sr, Trina, and family.

  • We are so sorry for both of the families in this tradgic loss! May God wrap his arms around all of you and give you all comfort and peace. Brogin and Jax may you always know that Jason will always be your guardian angel. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you through this horrible loss!
    Love Tony Stillwell and Melanie Davis

  • Thinking of you Jason and your family. I always looked forward to umpiring with JJ behind the Dish.. one he was good and 2 his sense of humor was unmatched.

  • Jason, Trina, and Family,
    Prayers and Love to you ALL…. Hold each other close and tight… Thinking of you

    Love, Rodney, Cindy, Caitlyn, & Chloe ❤️

  • So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you all. Praying your memories help ease your grief.

  • We are so deeply sorry for your loss. There are no words to express the pain you are going through. Stay strong as a family and lean on each other. God has a plan and even though we can’t understand it now, Try to find that ray of sunshine and know he he looking down with his beautiful smile

  • Jason, Trina, and all of the family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts, prayers, and hugs are with all of you now and going forward. Just remember all the good times. RIP Jason

  • Trina I am so very sorry to hear of your loss you and your family is in my thoughs. I know how bad you are hurting this is something no family should have to go through. If you need to talk to someone that has been through this call me. I know there is nothing anyone can say or do to take your heart ache away.


  • Cierra,I know your heart is 💔. I wish it didn’t have to be. I am praying for you your Dad, Jasons Mom. There’s another beautiful Guardian Angel watching over from above. God’s love and blessings for y’all. I love you Annie

  • Dear Simms and Denman Families,
    My deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one. May God wrap his loving arms around all of you and give you comfort in your time of need.
    Love Castle

  • Jason was a favorite student of mine in Independent Studies. He always made me smile! You raised a wonderful young man who we will all miss! Trina, I am on Facebook if you would want to talk. I am so so sorry… I love you.

  • Jason was a favorite student of mine in Independent Studies. He always made me smile! You raised a wonderful young man who we will all miss! Trina, I am on Facebook if you would want to talk. I am so so sorry… I love you.

  • We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your son. We are thinking and praying for you guys.

  • We are so sorry to hear about the loss of JJ. Sending all our love and prayers.
    The Woodruff Family

  • You’re in my heart and my prayers. I have no magic words I can think of no worse pain. Just hold each other and love each other and know that a lot of people are praying for you. God bless you all .