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1935 Charles 2022

Charles Ray Ritch

December 14, 1935 — October 1, 2022



Charles Ritch

Charles Ray Ritch of Dexter, Missouri the son of the late Paul and Alma (Sutton) Ritch was born in Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1935, and passed away on October 1, 2022,  at the age of 86 years.
Charles lived in Dexter all his life until he moved to Saint Louis to work and moved back after retirement. Charles was of the Baptist Faith. 
Charles was a retired Retail Tire Sales Manager from Goodyear.  
Charles is survived by his four sons, Dave Ritch of Dexter, Donald Ritch, Doug Ritch, and Darrell Ritch all of Grayridge, Missouri; two daughters, Linda McGarrity of Paducah, Kentucky, Beverly Harris of Dexter; one step-son, Billy Lusk of Dexter; one step-daughter, Sherrie Leathers of St. Louis; one brother, Kenneth Ritch of Florida; one sister, Sue Ann Holden of St. Louis, Missouri; ten grandchildren, several great-grandchildren. A host of Family and Friends also survive. 
  He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Louise (Plunk) Ritch; one son, Dennis Ritch;  one daughter; Sheila Ritch; and one sister, Melba Harlan. 
Visitation will be on Friday, October 7, 2022 from 12 to 1:00 
P.M. for Family and 1 to 2:00 P.M. for Friends at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held the same day as visitation at 2:00 P.M at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter with Pastor Charlie Robertson of Bloomfield officiating and  Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Missouri in charge of arrangements.

Watkins and Sons Funeral Service or phone 573-624-3548

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Friday, October 7, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Family 12-1:00 P.M.
Friends 1- 2:00 P.M.

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 7, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

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