Errol Fernando Ratchford, age 56, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at his home. Born in Gaston County on August 29, 1966, he was the son of Emily Dee Ratchford of Gaston and the late W. C. Ratchford Sr.
In addition to his mother, Errol is survived by his wife, LaTrecia Noell Ratchford; a son, Ethan Errol Ratchford of Conover; two sisters, Rhonda Bittle and husband Albert of Gastonia and Rosalind Ratchford and husband Prince of Gastonia; three brothers, Warren Ratchford and wife Connie Gastonia, Reggie Ratchford and wife Rocena, and W. C. Ratchford Jr and wife Tammy of Gastonia; a host of loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 1:00 pm at Ephesus Seventh Day Adventist Church with Pastor Carter officiating. Burial will follow at Gaston Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Monday, October 17, 2022 from 12:00 until 4:00 pm in the chapel of A Simple Service Burial and Cremation.