Herman Ritchie Obituary

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Herman Council Ritchie

May 8, 1926 - July 25, 2013
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Mr. Herman Council Ritchie 87 of China Grove passed away on Thursday July 25, 2013 at Kiser Hospice House. Born on May 8, 1926 in Rowan County, he was the son of the late Archie Leon and Nancy Eller Lippard Ritchie. A longtime member of Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, he was a graduate of Landis High School. Mr. Ritchie played with the Sing-N-Strings Country Christian Music Band where he entertained at nursing homes. His work life was as a farmer and meat processor. He was also known for his handyman skills and carpentry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his wife of 64 years, Faye Overcash Ritchie in 2009, his...
Mr. Herman Council Ritchie 87 of China Grove passed away on Thursday July 25, 2013 at Kiser Hospice House. Born on May 8, 1926 in Rowan County, he was the son of the late Archie Leon and Nancy Eller Lippard Ritchie. A longtime member of Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, he was a graduate of Landis High School. Mr. Ritchie played with the Sing-N-Strings Country Christian Music Band where he entertained at nursing homes. His work life was as a farmer and meat processor. He was also known for his handyman skills and carpentry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his wife of 64 years, Faye Overcash Ritchie in 2009, his brothers, Donald and Ralph Ritchie and sister Ruby Sechler. Those left to cherish his memory is his daughter Betty Ritchie and a number of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Sunday from 2:00 til 3:00 at Mt. Zion United Church of Christ with funeral at 3:00 also at the church with Rev. Mark Burns, minister. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Mt. Zion United Church of Christ New Building Fund, 1415 S. Main St. China Grove, NC 28023.

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