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Harrison Shaw Ratledge

November 17, 1992 ~ February 20, 2021 (age 28)


Harrison Shaw Ratledge, age 28, of Asheville, NC; passed away on Saturday, February 20th, 2021 at his residence.

Harrison was born November 17th, 1992 in Forsyth County. He was a graduate of West Forsyth High School. During his free time, he enjoyed hunting, hiking and being outdoors but his passion was weight lifting, posting just last week a video dead lifting just over 400 pounds.

Survivors include his mother: Carolyn Shaw Andrews and husband Stan of Sparta; his father, Donald E. Ratledge and wife Delane of Clemmons; two sisters: Jessica Ratledge and husband Jonathan of Glade Valley, Amy McKay and husband Steven of Clemmons; a brother, Andrew Gorbea and wife Lindsey of Asheville; His special girlfriend, Kassey Pham of Asheville; two nieces: Sylus Houser and Skylar Adams; his paternal grandmother, Marcie Ratledge of Clemmons; Many Aunts, Uncles, friends and extended family also survive.

A Memorial Service to honor the life of Harrison will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, February 27th, 2021 in the Chapel of Thomas Family Funeral Service with Pastor Jonathan Smith officiating. Mark Shaw and Ryan Dunn will also be Speakers. The committal service will follow at Whitehead-Joines Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Harrison's name to the Oasis Recovery Center, 191 Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC 28801.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we ask that everyone attending services and visitations to please bring and wear a mask.

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February 27, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Thomas Family Funeral Service
115 Hawthorne Street
Sparta, NC 28675
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Memorial Service
February 27, 2021

2:00 PM
Chapel of Thomas Family Funeral Service
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Oasis Recovery Center
191 Charlotte Street, Asheville NC 28801

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