John Edward Ritchie Sr.June 2, 1940 ~ March 8, 2017 (age 76)
John E. Ritchie Sr. 76 of Salem passed away at his home on March 8, 2017. John was born in Salem, Ohio on June 2, 1940 the son of the late Lester Dale and Margaret (Dimko) Ritchie. Mr. Ritchie worked for Royal China and really enjoyed spending time outdoors when he could. But most importantly he loved to spend time with his family and friends. He also was a social member of the Sebring American Legion Post.
Survivors include his children; Cheryl Ritchie of Salem, Dale Ritchie of Salem, John Ritchie Jr. of Lisbon, Doug Ritchie of Lisbon and Darla Rand of Salem. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and two sisters Helen Hamilton and Shirley Strabala both of Salem.
Per John’s request there will be no services and cremation has taken place. Friends may read the obituary, send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.brownfhonline.com. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Salem, OH (330) 337-6363.