James K. "Pop" Ritch age 86 of Pell City died Wednesday, November 14, 2012.
Mr.Ritch was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Ritch; son Larry Dale Ritch; and daughter, Sandra Faye Ferguson.
He was retired from Connors Steel in Birmingham. James was a longtime volunteer fireman for the Cook Springs Fire Department.
"Pop" is survived by sons: Stephen Ritch and Aulton G. Ritch; daughters: Shelia Nee, Rene Ritch, Terry Ritch Hurst, and Beverly Bowman; brother, Armond Ritch; 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Funeral Service is Saturday, November 17 at 11:00 am at Kilgroe Funeral Home Chapel in Pell City with burial to follow at Cook Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until the service time.