Arthur H. ‘Teddy’ Ritch

KILMARNOCK—Arthur H. “Teddy” Ritch of Kilmarnock died August 1, 2017.

Mr. Ritch was born July 21, 1937, to the late Charles Ernest Ritch and the late Annie Harris Ritch. The family moved from the Easter Shore of Maryland to Kilmarnock when he was five years old. He attended the public schools of Northumberland and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

He worked a variety of jobs in the area including Chesapeake Boat Basin, Lancashire, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury and Food Lion.

Mr. Ritch was married to the late Shirley P. Ritch for 55 years.

He is survived by his son, Julian A. Ritch; and brother, Robert Pinkard Jr.,

A funeral was held Saturday, August 5, at First Baptist Church, Heathsville. Interment followed in the church cemetery.


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