Clifford “Bill” Ritchie, age 76, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, transitioned from this life to his eternal home on March 9, 2022, at The Hospice of East Texas in Tyler, Texas. He was born on August 21, 1945, in Cambridge, Massachusetts to the parentage of Gladys and Clifford Edward Ritchie. He accepted Christ as his personal Savior at an early age. He attended and graduated high school then later joined the Air Force and served four years during the Vietnam War as a medic. He married the love of his life Wanda Rulison, on March 14, 1966, and was blessed with parenting four children.
Clifford left love and cherished memories to his devoted wife Wanda; daughter Tabitha Ritchie Bielawski, sons;, Mike Ritchie and wife Louise, Jeffery Ritchie and wife Amanda, brothers:, Jimmy Ritchie, Mike Ritchie, seven grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Gladys and Clifford Edward Ritchie, brother, Stanley Ritchie, sister, Carolyn Ritchie Horton and son Rodney Ritchie.