Tim D. Ritchie, age 60, of Shiloh, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. He was born June 10, 1953, in Willard, son of Beneth and Elizabeth (Kilgore) Ritchie of Shiloh.
Tim was a 1971 graduate of Plymouth High School before being employed by Plymouth Locomotive for 15 years and later Carton Service Inc. for 25 years. He was an avid farmer most of his life.
He enjoyed hunting, trapshooting, golf, and above all being with his family and friends.
Along with his parents, Tim is survived by his wife of 26 years, Leisha (Bailey) Ritchie; son, Brandon Ritchie; brother, Gerald and Gloria (Bailey) Ritchie of Shiloh; nephew, James E. and Laura (Hall) Ritchie of Mansfield and father-in-law, Pastor Delmer Bailey of Shiloh. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Elbert and Raine (Clemons) Ritchie; maternal grandparents, William and Luada (Montgomery) Kilgore and his mother-in-law, Bertha (Duff) Bailey.
Friends and family may call from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Eastman Funeral Home, 49 W. Main St., Greenwich where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with Brother James Wilson and Pastor Delmer Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Shiloh.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to MedCentral Hospice, 335 Glessner Avenue, Mansfield, Ohio 44903. Online condolences are encouraged and may be expressed to his family at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.