Kenneth Lowell Ritchey, 70, of Lenoir City, passed away Monday, April 1, 2013, in Fort Loudoun Medical Center in Lenoir City.
He was a member of Kingston United Methodist Church in Kingston. He was a retired educator. He was preceded in death by parents, Kenneth and Ruth Ritchey.
He is survived by his wife, Darla Ritchey, Lenoir City; son, Kendale Ritchey (Connie), Lenoir City; daughter, Andra Ritchey, California; grandsons, Evan and Ryan Ritchey, Lenoir City, Joshua and Kevin Santoyo, California; granddaughter, Amanda Santoyo, California; and sister, Linda Lesnevich, Pennsylvania.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in The Faith Fellowship Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Lenoir City. A celebration of life service will follow. Evans Mortuary, Rockwood, is in charge of arrangements.
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