Wilfred “Boots” Ritchie

April 29, 1937 - October 3, 2016

04/29/1937 - 10/03/2016

Past Services

Cemetery
Wednesday October 05, 2016

Visitation
Wednesday October 05, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Service
Wednesday October 05, 2016
12:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

Ritchie, Wilfred “Boots” 79, of Shadyside, OH died October 3, 2016.
He was born April 29, 1937 in Fly,Ohio a son of the late, John H. and Margaret Ahrens Ritchie.
He was retired from Belmont County Senior Services and was a Army Veteran.
Preceeding him in death, in addition to his parents, was his wife, Judith Ann Ritchie and a brother, Ralph Ritchie.
Surviving are his children; Okey (Freda) Ritchie of Bellaire, OH, Jeffery Ritchie of Chardon, OH, Greg (Sarah) Ritchie of Chambersburg, PA, Loretta (Kelley Ann) Leasure of Columbus, Cassandra (Michael) Ritchie-Wright of Dayton, OH, and Marie Garrett of Bellaire, OH, a brother, Virgil (Jean) Ritchie of Fly, OH, 8 grandchildren, a great grandson.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer FH, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, OH., Wednesday from 10am until time of funeral service at noon.
Burial follows in St Paul’s Trail Run Cemetery, Fly, OH.
Belmont County Council fo the American Legion will conduct services at 11:45 am Wednesday from the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Wilfred Ritchie, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Army Veteran, Wilfred Ritchie, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †