Robert W. Ritchey (1941 - 2015)


Robert W. Ritchey, 73, of Vandalia, died on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Griffith Cemetery in rural Brownstown, with Charlie Watson officiating. Friends and family may gather at the cemetery at noon on Saturday. Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Ritchey was born on July 6, 1941, in Bluff City, the son of Cecil Franklin and Alice Marie Beck Ritchey. He married Sharon Kay Blankenship on Dec. 27, 1962, in Vandalia; she died on March 22, 2003.
Survivors include sons, Franklin Ritchey and his wife Melinda of Louisville, Ill., and Russel Ritchey and his wife Rebecca of Vandalia.

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Miller Funeral Homes - Vandalia
831 N. Fifth St.
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3176
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Published in The Leader-Union from June 25 to July 8, 2015