Goodland, KS resident Taylor Wayne Ratliff, 16, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at his home in Goodland.
Taylor was born on February 22, 2001 in Smith Center, KS to Kelly Dean and Thea Dawn Ratliff. At the time of his death, Taylor was attending school at Goodland High School and was in the 11th grade. He enjoyed sports and had a special love for his dog Emma. Some of his favorite hobbies included hunting, shooting and spending time with friends.
Preceding Taylor in death were his two grandfathers Dean Leroy Ratliff and Andrew David Russell. He was also preceded in death by an uncle Zachary Dougherty.
He is survived his parents Thea and Kelly Ratliff of Goodland, KS; two brothers Cordell and Tristen Ratliff of Goodland, KS; his grandparents Annette Lewis of Goodland, KS, Mary (Roger) Ledoux of Phillipsburg, KS; Karl (Deb) Dougherty of Joplin, MO; aunts Lacie (Mark) Sieck of Goodland, KS, Beth Freeman of Phillipsburg, KS and Tina (Jim) Larison of Alma, NE; uncles Kent (Evon) Ratliff of St. Louis, MO, Levi (Becky) Dougherty of Phillipsburg, KS, Bob (Annie) Russell of Phillipsburg, KS, and Jacob (Jessie) Dougherty of Phillipsburg, KS; his girlfriend Delanie Vrbka, as well as numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.