RITCHIE, Ralph W., age 80, of Shadyside, OH died Friday, December 21, 2012 in Belmont Community Hospital, Bellaire, OH.

He was born June 2, 1932 in Fly, OH a son of the late John and Margaret Ahrens Ritchie.

He was retired from Dravo and a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Survivors include two sons, John and Ralph Ritchie, both of Akron, OH; two brothers, Virgil (Jean) Ritchie of Sardis and Boots (Judy) Ritchie of Shadyside, OH.

Family will receive friends on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, 37234 Mound St., Sardis, Ohio, where services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Richard Wilson officiating.

Military graveside services will be conducted by American Legion Post 760, Hannibal, OH.

Burial will follow in St. Paul Trail Run Church Cemetery, Sardis.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.