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Randy J. Ratican

February 11, 1946 ~ June 13, 2018 (age 72)

Randy James Ratican, 72, Muncie, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

He was born February 11, 1946 in Muncie, Indiana, the son of the late James and Janellen (Wise) Ratican.  Randy was a graduate of Muncie Central High School and later served six years in the Indiana National Guard and was employed by General Motors for 37 ½ years.

Randy enjoyed horseracing, being outdoors, sports and driving sports cars but more than anything, he loved being a family man.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon K. (Applegate) Ratican; two daughters, Rebecca M. Lipscomb and Angela (Lipscomb) Saucier; one son, Christopher Lipscomb; one brother, Rex Ratican; six grandchildren, Brittany, Lynn, Via May, Krista Marie, Jade Nichole, Saydee Kay, Krystina Marie, Christian W. Louis, and Brandon; six great-grandchildren; and several aunts and cousins. His dedicated puppy companion Desi will also miss Randy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; James and Janellen Ratican; son Jonathan W. Lipscomb, and one brother, Ricky Ratican.

A celebration of Randy’s life will be held at Parson Mortuary at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

Calling for family and friends will be at Parson Mortuary from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. followed by a celebration of Randy’s life at 5:00.

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