Fred J. Ritchie, 86, Bedford

Fred J. Ritchie of Bedford passed away yesterday morning at Westview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation at the age of 86.

Born in 1922 in Martin County to James and Hattie Ritchie, Fred was a 30-year retiree of Indiana Limestone and member of Laborers’ International Union of North America Local #741 in Bloomington.
He is survived by his daughter Jamie, son Doug, sister Dora, 4 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Betty, sister Gladys, and brother Ott.
Visitation will be Friday morning from 10:00am until noon at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow at Old Union Cemetery.