Thomas Ritchie

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Thomas Edward Ritchie, 49, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Saturday, May 21, 2005, in Fort Smith.

He was born in 1956 in St. Louis, son of William and Helen Ritchie.

Ritchie was a graduate of Kennedy High School, and attended Southwest Missouri State University. He was assistant manager of technical support at LOIS Law.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine; a daughter, Jessica Ritchie of Sallisaw, Okla.; a son, Zachary Ritchie of Muldrow, Okla.; three stepchildren, Kara, Page and Keith Gordon of Fort Smith; his mother of St. Louis; a sister, Pat Martin of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, William and Terry Ritchie of Wildwood, Mo.

A memorial Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Manchester, Mo.

Schrader Funeral Home in Ballwin, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.