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Bobby Ritchie

January 29, 1946 ~ June 7, 2019 (age 73)

Graveside service for Robert Glenn Ritchie (Bobby) will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Como Cemetery. A visitation will be held before the service from 1:00-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

 

Bobby was born on January 29, 1946 and passed away on June 7, 2019.

 

A lifelong resident of Hopkins County, he worked for AK Gillis for 30 years. Bobby had a smile that could light up a room and was loved for his sense of humor and willingness to give 100% towards anything asked of him. He made it obvious that he loved his family more than life itself. His absence will be missed by all who have known him.

 

Bobby is survived by his wife of 24 years, Peggy Jo, of Liberty City, Texas; daughter, Robin Stevens and husband, Jeff, of Sulphur Springs, Texas; daughter, Mary McCubbin, of Vilonia, Arkansas; son, Daniel and wife, Misty, of Longview, Texas. In addition, he leaves behind 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Other surviving family members including the following: brother, Richard Craft and wife, Vida, of Ore City, Texas; sister, Louise Hill of Tyler, Texas; sister, Doris Young of Lubbock, Texas; sister, Peggy Joyce Winkle of Lake Tawakoni, Texas, as well as many nieces and nephews.

 

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Letha Barnes and Hump Ritchie of Como, Texas; sister, Wanda Ritchie, of Sulphur Springs, Texas; brother, David Ritchie of Como, Texas; brother, Jerry Craft of Lubbock, Texas; and, brother, Teddy Craft, of Lubbock, Texas.

 

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