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Leslie Stanley Ratliff, 73, Raytown, MO passed away March 15, 2011 at his home. A memorial service will be held 11 AM, Saturday March 19, 2011 at Heartland Cremation, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, MO 64133. A visitation will precede the service at the funeral home and begin at 10 AM. Stanley was a lifelong resident of the Kansas City area. A 1956 Graduate of Center High School, where he excelled at track, more specifically, the hurdles, where he was heavily decorated for his achievements. He worked as an electrician and was a proud member of the IBEW Local 124 for more than 45 years. Stanley was also proud of his show car, a 1973 AMC Javelin that he showed anytime he could. He enjoyed the lake of the Ozarks, where he had a home, fishing and boating, and spending time with family and friends. Stanley was preceded in death by his parents Leo and Pearl Holtman. He is survived by his wife of more than 30 years Pam Ratliff of the home, children; Alan Ratliff of Springfield, MO, Scott and wife Sharon Ratliff of Belton, MO and Lori Ann and husband Rick Drigalla of Philadelphia, PA. Also surviving Stanley are numerous grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to R.E.A.P., 9300 E. 75th St., Raytown, MO 64138.