July 2, 1940 - July 30, 2021
Lloyd Ray Ragan was born July 2, 1940 in McNairy County, TN the son of the late Eugene Roy and Ollie Tee Dix Ragan. He was united in marriage to Doris Jean Elam on June 10, 1960. Mr. Ragan worked on the railroad for 41 years. He started with Corinth Counce Railroad which sold and became Kansas City Southern Railroad. At his retirement in 2002, Lloyd was the most senior employee in the KCS Railroad system. He was passionate about his job and trains. Lloyd Ray was an avid gardener, horticulturist, and a craftsman of furniture. He enjoyed traveling whether it was by train, boat or car. As much as he loved to travel, he always loved coming home. He was proud of his 1928 Ford truck and often drove it in local parades. Mr. Ragan was a member of First Baptist Church in Selmer and an honorary deacon. He was dedicated to the Lord, his wife and family. He enjoyed spending time with his family, church family and friends. Mr. Ragan departed this life on July 30, 2021 in Ramer, Tennessee at the age of 81 Years, 28 Days. He is survived by his wife Doris Jean (Elam) Ragan of Ramer, TN; a son, Joel Ray Ragan and wife Lee Ann of Selmer, TN; a daughter, Robin Leigh Ragan of Corinth, MS; three grandchildren, Jessica Elsworth Duncan of Corinth, MS, Dustin Britton and wife Stephanie of Guys, TN, Elizabeth Webb and husband Brent of Dalzell, SC; five great grandchildren, Riley Kate Webb of Dalzell, SC, Wesley Britton of Ramer, TN, Tennessee Britton of Ramer, TN, Landin Lankford of Ramer, TN, Cameron Britton of Ramer, TN; three brothers, Larry D. Ragan, Scotty W. Ragan, Tommy Ragan; a sister, Gertude Sumler; and a host of extended family and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Ragan was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Jimmy Ragan. The family would like to give a special thank you to - Stephanie Britton who provided such loving care and compassion for Mr. Ragan during the last several months of his life. Family has requested all family and friends to please wear a mask during visitation and service.
Lloyd Ray Ragan was born July 2, 1940 in McNairy County, TN the son of the late Eugene Roy and Ollie Tee Dix Ragan. He was united in marriage to Doris Jean Elam on June 10, 1960. Mr. Ragan worked on the railroad for 41 years. He started with... View Obituary & Service Information
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