Noel Ritchie, age 79 of Wapakoneta, died 11:55 p.m., Monday, May 30, 2016 at Wapak Manor Nursing Home. He was born December 30, 1936 in Lima, Ohio to the late Orval G. and Olive “Sally” Bush Ritchie. On February 8, 1958 he married Gretchen L. Wolfe, who survives in Wapakoneta.
Noel was a farmer and a U. S. Army Veteran.
Other survivors include a son – Mike (Terri) Ritchie of Wapakoneta and their family – Emily (Bryce Sedio) Ritchie and Noah Ritchie both of Wapakoneta; a daughter – Anne Law of Wapakoneta and her family – Amber (Trevor Wilson) Law and Jarrad Law both of Wapakoneta; a brother – Randy (Sandy) Ritchie of Wapakoneta.
Graveside services will begin 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta. Pastor Kenny Rader will officiate. Military rites will be observed.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.