Obituary for Robert Allen "Bob" Ritchie
Robert “Bob” Ritchie, age 83, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Hickory Falls Health and Rehab. He was born January 12, 1935, son of the late Willard G. and Mary Lou Dale Ritchie.
Bob retired from Superior Cable (Corning). After retirement he became the former owner of the Rhodhiss bait shop.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Willard “Sonny” Ritchie; one sister Faye Abernathy; one son Steven Ritchie; his former wife, Louise Lail Ritchie Capps, the mother of his children.
Those left to cherish his memory are two daughters, Debbie Lunsford of Rhodhiss, Sharon Lunsford and husband David of Hickory; five sons, Bobby Ritchie of Hickory, Chuck Ritchie and wife Renita of Connelly Springs, Marty Capps and wife Lisa Ryder of Granite Falls, Brian Capps of Granite Falls, Shannon Capps of Utah; one sister Doris Lotsey of Hickory; eight grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at Mackie Funeral Home.
A Celebration of Life Service will be follow in the chapel with Rev. Bill Ashe officiating. Burial will be private.