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Robert Gene Ritter, Sr.Passing: September 22, 2017


Green Hill Cemetery

Graveside service

To Be Announced


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, September 25th @ 1:00-5:00 pm


Green Hill Cemetery

To Be Announced

BEDFORD – Robert Gene Ritter, Sr., 83, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017, at his residence.

Born July 9, 1934, in Livonia, he was the son of Harrison and Florence Mae (Coulter) Ritter.  He married Norma June Knight April 23, 1955.

Robert served 21 years in the U. S. Air Force.  He was a member of American Legion Gillen Post No. 33 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1686.  He loved bowling and playing basketball.  Robert was an avid gardener.

Norma June Ritter of Bedford
Robert Gene (Diana) Ritter, Jr. of Montgomery
Donald Lee (Debra) Ritter of Mitchell
Jeremiah, Sarah, and Jamie
great grandchildren,
Zakkery, Brayden, Deagen, Zane, Kimora, Atley, Emma, and Haeven
Ronald Ritter of Bedford
John Ritter of Ohio

His parents and brother, Larry Ritter, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be from 1:00 -5:00 p.m. Monday, September 25, at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.   Cremation will follow with burial at a later date in Green Hill Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Gillen Post No. 33.

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3 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Janet Melton Noe | Mitchell, IN
    Date: September 25, 2017
    Don and Debbie, So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
  2. Guest: Rhea Knight Tiller | durham nc
    Date: September 24, 2017
  3. Guest: Debby & Tony Dobson | Lebanon
    Date: September 23, 2017
    Dear Ritter & Knight family, So sorry to hear of my Uncle Bob's passing. I Know this note of encouragement is never enough to wipe your tears and sorrows away in your time of grieving.I just want to let you know that my deepest sympathies are with you and the family.Just take things day by day.I know its easier said than done.I've been there It is hard. But,may your hearts find peace and comfort.It's always sad when we lose a family member whether we were close to that person or not because it is one less loved one left on earth that makes our family special.My thoughts and prayers are with all of you! With our Deepest Sympathy , Debby & Tony