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Boyd Dean Ritchey


1937 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Boyd Dean Ritchey Obituary

HILLSDALE - Boyd Dean Ritchey of Pittsford, Michigan passed away on March 17, 2016 at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born on November 1, 1937 in Hillsdale, Michigan to Leonard and Grayce (Nevins) Ritchey.

Boyd is survived by his ex-wife, Dee (Pfiester Ritchey) May; three children, Michelle (David) Rollins, Sheryl (Richard) Butcher and Erick Ritchey; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and two sisters, Gloria Stone and Cynthia (Don) Stewart; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in passing by his parents; and four siblings.

Boyd was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Clark Equipment. He was an active volunteer for the Veterans Administration in Ann Arbor. He worked many fundraisers and helped area veterans with transportation to and from the VA Hospitals. He loved to be on the go and around people. Boyd was very good with his hands, be it building electronics or in the garage rebuilding anything from a garden tractor to race cars. A family man who will be greatly missed.

At his request cremation has taken place and a memorial visitation will be held at the Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home in Hillsdale on Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Disabled Veterans of America or the VA Hospital of Ann Arbor or to the .

Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home – Hillsdale

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Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Mar. 22, 2016
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