Mr. Jonathan Ragin was born on January 12, 1961 to Pinckney and Annie Laura Ragin in Brooklyn, NY. He was raised in Summerton, SC where he attended Clarendon County Public Schools graduating in 1979 from Scott’s Branch High School and joining the United States Army upon graduation, serving two years.
Jonathan was employed with Unilever (formerly Chesebrough Ponds) for 10 years. Upon departure from Unilever, he began his new found passion of truck driving, eventually acquiring his own contract position with Rooms- to-Go. He continued this passion until his health began to fail.
Jonathan is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann McCall-Ragin whom he joined in the heavenly after life on May 1st, 8 years later to the day. He is also preceded by his parents, Bishop Pinckney and Annie Laura Ragin; siblings James S. Ragin, Willie A. Ragin, and Lillie A. Ogbonna.
He leaves to cherish his legacy of love to his two daughters, Barnisha (Nikki) Ragin (Hope Mills, NC) and Tiffany M. Ragin of the home; four sisters, Daisy Lawson (Pete) of Summerton, SC, Annie L. Mckenzie of Miami Gardens, FL, Fenia R. Ragin of Santee, SC, Kathy D. Kitt (Darold) of St. George, SC; four brothers, Robert Ragin (Annette) of Summerton, SC, John H. Ragin (Mary) and Robert (Steven) Ragin of Akron, OH, Thomas L.Ragin (Tracey) of Sumter, SC; mother in law, Annie R. McCall of Raeford, NC; A very special friend Carlethia Stewart-Becton; four bonus children, Tommie, Shicora (John), Deonte, Sanyra; three bonus grandchildren, Tomia, Corey, and Christian whom he loved and cared for as his own; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.