Sgt. G. E. Ratterree (Ret.)
Sgt. G. E. Ratterree (Ret.), of Jonesboro, passed away Aug. 28, 2011, at the age of 63.
Funeral services will be held TODAY (Tuesday, Aug. 30), at 11 a.m., at the chapel of Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, with interment to follow at Westview Cemetery.
Sgt. Ratterree, also known as "Fat Rat," retired from the Lake City Police Department after having served in Jonesboro, Forest Park and Stockbridge.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and grandson, Zachary, and is survived by his daughters, Barbara Ratterree, of Jonesboro, Shelby Lyn Ratterree, of Forest Park; sons, Ralph Emmitt Ratterree, of Riverdale, Andrew Michael Ratterree, of Jackson, Lawrence Edward Ratterree, of Hampton; brother, William Jerry Ratterree, of Kentucky; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow is in charge of arrangements, (770) 961-2828.