J. Ritchie Field Jr.

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J. Ritchie Field, Jr. of Conroe, Texas passed away Saturday, June 30th with dignity and grace. He spent the last hours of his life surrounded by family and friends and showered with love and good cheer, feeling no pain. Ritchie was a graduate of the University of North Texas and held a law degree from Baylor University. He was an avid supporter of Baylor Athletics. Ritchie was truly one of a kind. He enjoyed discussing politics, religion, sports and finance. He had the ability to remember and retain information from the thousands of books he read throughout his life. Yet it was his kind, caring, humorous spirit that his family and close friends will truly miss. Ritchie moved to Conroe with his wife Charlotte Patterson Field, a life long Conroe resident, after he completed law school in 1970.Together, Ritchie and Charlotte raised their two children, Ashley and Trey, in a loving home. Ritchie was a founding partner of the Deison, Crews and Field Law Firm. After many years of practicing law in Montgomery County, Ritchie founded Saratoga Royalty Corporation in 1988. And for nearly 25 years he spent his time and effort building the oil and gas royalty company from the ground up. Ritchie was a life member of the Montgomery County Fair Association, a long time member of the Montgomery County Bar Association and a member of the Pairs and Spares Sunday School Class of the First United Methodist Church of Conroe. Ritchie was preceded in Death by his mother and father, Hazel Field and James Ritchie Field, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Charlotte Field, his daughter Ashley Field of Conroe and his grandchildren Payton, Preston and Parker Kahn, his son Trey Field and daughter-in-law Deborah Perry of Dallas and his grandson Grayson Field, his sister Carolyn Blado and his brother-in-law Rev. Merle Blado of Conroe, his niece Rachel Watson Jones and her family, his nephews Steven Blado and David Blado and their families, his mother-in-law Melba Patterson and his sister-in-law Debbie Patterson of Conroe. Ritchie was loved and admired by those who knew him and he will be deeply missed. Visitation will be held 5:00 to 7:00pm Friday at Metcalf Funeral Directors. The Funeral services will be 10:30am Saturday at Metcalf Funeral Directors. The interment will follow in Garden Park Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the or the .

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Metcalf Funeral Directors
1801 East White Oak Terrace
Conroe, TX 77304
(936) 756-3311
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