Mr. Stephen F. Ritchie, 59, of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022.
Stephen was a lifelong resident of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA, and graduated from Lakeview High School in the class of 1980. He served as a team manager for both the basketball and football team. Stephen attended Chattanooga State where he also served as manager of the basketball team. He was a member of Rossville Church of Christ. Stephen worked as a landscaper at Calloway Gardens. He loved to get in his car and ride around. He also enjoyed reading. Stephen will surely be missed by all those who knew and loved him.
He is preceded in death by his father, Royce F. Ritchie and maternal grandmother, Eunice Luther.
He is survived by his mother, Joanne Ritchie and brother, Brett Ritchie.
A funeral service for Stephen will be conducted in the chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory South Crest Chapel on Monday, August 1, 2022 at two o’clock in the afternoon with the minister, Jack James officiating.
The family will receive friends at Lane Funeral Home and Crematory South Crest Chapel on Monday, August 1, 2022 from noon until the service hour.
Interment will follow the service at Lakewood Memory Gardens South, Rossville. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be the Elders of Rossville Church of Christ.
Please visit www.lane-southcrestchapel.com to leave online condolences for the family and view the webcast of the funeral service.
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory South Crest Chapel is honored to serve the Ritchie Family in this most difficult of times.