Bobby Ragland

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Bobby M. Ragland, age 80 of LaGrange, KY passed away Tuesday March 20, 2018 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital with his family at his side.
Bob was a graduate of Manuel High School, Class of 55. He attended UL and was a Professional Engineer. He was in the Tool and Die program at GE before going to work for the Zoeller Company in 1967 as Plant Manager. He served as president from 1996 to 2003 and retired in October 2009. He was a member Ashland of Oldham Church (formerly Buckner Baptist Church). The most important things to Bob were God, family, church, The Zoeller Company, and sports.
Bob is survived by his wife Martha Barnes Ragland of 57 years; son, Joseph Ragland and his wife Ariana; daughter in law, Melissa Ragland Wharton and her husband Kenny; Grandchildren, Breanna Ragland, Tori and Andrew Ragland; sister, Nellie Raquita Gross; niece, Rita Byers; nephews, Tony and Dennis Gross; brother in law, Charles Barnes (Shelva) and John Barnes (Janet); sister in law, Mary Barnes (Al); and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Bradley M. Ragland; mother, Gillis Oller Ragland; sister, Wilma Barnes; brother, Willard Ragland; sister in law, Margie Byers Ragland; niece, Denise Ragland; and brother in law, Raymond Byers
Funeral services were held at 11am Saturday March 24, 2018 at Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home East Louisville 12900 Shelbyville Rd with burial to follow at Floydsburg Cemetery. Visitation was held 6-9pm Friday March 23, 2018 at the funeral home.
The family request that expressions of sympathy be made to the WHAS Crusade for Children or charity of donor's choice
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Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 244-3305
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Published in The Oldham Era on Mar. 29, 2018