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Willie Lee Ritch

January 7, 1956 ~ August 17, 2018 (age 62)
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Mr. Willie Lee Ritch, Jr., 62, of Lobelville, passed away Friday August 17, 2018 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, after a 5 year battle with cancer. He was born in Madison, Indiana to Shirley Ritch and the late Willie Lee (Bill) Ritch, Sr. He was devoted to his wife, family and faith. He was a hard worker, loved his work and was always building something new and was a big dreamer. He was the type of person who would always help someone in need, he would bring someone home and give them a place to stay, a hot meal and a job. He along with his wife took in many foster children over the years, some of whom he is still connected with. In addition to his father he is also preceded in death by a son Willie Lee (Billie) Ritch III. Survivors in addition to his mother, include his wife of 31 years Brenda Ritch, daughters Audra Botkin, Candace Wright and Cassandra (Svein Erik) Botkin, sons James (Khristina) Botkin and Brian Perkins-Ritch, grandchildren Jessica Botkin, Dionicio Lopez, Brittany Botkin, Hailey Botkin and Gratcia Botkin, sisters Sandy Duncan of Alabama and Victoria (Glen) Harmon of Texas, brothers Ray (Tami) Ritch of Texas and Jeffrey (Veronica) Ritch of Colorado, many nieces and nephews and a host of other loving family members and many friends.   "I will rise, When he calls my name - No more sorrow, no more pain, I will rise on eagles wings, before my God, fall on my knees"


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