Virginia Ritchey Obituary

Virginia  Ritchey
Virginia Ritchey

January 13, 1933 - February 11, 2018
Born in Foster, Ohio
Resided in Morrow, Ohio
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Virginia M. (nee Barot) Ritchey of Morrow. Beloved wife of over 66 years to the late Wilbur Ritchey. Loving mother of Sharon (Victor) Ricketts of Morrow, OH, Daniel (Candy) Ritchey of Morrow, OH, Janet (Chris) Lutes of Chicago, IL and Debbie (Kenneth) Osburn of Morrow, OH. Cherished grandmother of Jason (Ashley) Ricketts, Richey (Megan) Ricketts, Sarah Ricketts Williams, Jeremiah (Christine) Lutes, Malachi Lutes and Michael Osburn. Proud great grandmother of Isabella Miller, Pierce Ricketts, Jacob Jackson, Anna Rose Ricketts, Nathan Alan Ricketts, Nolan Ricketts and Arabella Williams. Dear sister of Lois (Carroll) Crites of Seaman, OH and the late Evelyn (Bob) Johnson of Morrow, OH, Gale Barot of Blanchester, OH and Gary Barot of Chandler, AZ. Also survived by her sisters-in-law Dot Barot of Blanchester, OH and Linda Barot of Chandler, AZ and numerous nieces and nephews. Passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the age of 85.

Virginia graduated from Kings High School in 1950. She married Wilbur Ritchey on December 2, 1950, and they celebrated 66 years of marriage in December 2016. She belonged to Zoar Road United Methodist Church and also Christ Church at Mason.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday, February 15 from 6-8 PM at Christ's Church at Mason, 5165 Western Row Road, Mason, OH 45040, where services will be held at Friday, February 16 at 11 AM.

Interment Morrow Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati or to Mercy Ships, P.O. Box 1930, Lindale, TX 75771.




Christ's Church at Mason
5165 Western Row Rd.
Mason, Ohio 45040
Thursday, February 15, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Christ's Church at Mason
5165 Western Row Rd.
Mason, Ohio 45040
Friday, February 16, 2018
11:00 AM
Morrow Cemetery
2nd St.
Morrow, OH US 45152
Friday, February 16, 2018


Hospice of Cincinnati
PO Box 633597
Cincinnati, OH US 45263-3597
Mercy Ships
PO Box 1930
Lindale, TX US 75771