OBITUARY

Carl S. Ritchie

March 6, 1928October 25, 2018
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Carl Sanford Ritchie, 90, of Stuarts Draft passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2018 at Augusta Health. He was born in Rockingham County on March 6, 1928, a son of the late Birdie (Ritchie) Teter.

Carl proudly served in the United States Army. He worked as a machine operator for Stanley Furniture for 42 years until retirement. Going to the airport and watching the planes was a favorite hobby of his.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma “Sue” (Brown) Ritchie; daughter, Carol Alice Curry and grandson, Charles Ritchie.

Survivors include his daughters, Viola R. Harman, Diane F. Lockridge and her husband, Ronald “Luke", and Janet K. Sorrell and her husband, Fred , all of Stuarts Draft ; eight grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; as well as numerous extended family and friends.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 4517 Rockfish Rd, Grottoes. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Carl’s memory to the charity of your choice.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories online with the family by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma “Sue” (Brown) Ritchie; daughter, Carol Alice Curry and grandson, Charles Ritchie.

    Survivors include his daughters, Viola R. Harman, Diane F. Lockridge and her husband, Ronald “Luke, and Janet K. Sorrell and her husband, Fred , all of Stuarts Draft ; eight grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; as well as numerous extended family and friends.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • Graveside Service Monday, October 29, 2018
REMEMBERING

Carl S. Ritchie

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Ada Henkel

October 27, 2018

So sorry to read the passing of Mr. Richie. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Our neighborhood has had many changes over the years.
Peace Be With You ~ Ada Henkel

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