Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

June 29, 2012

John Ritchey

MT. VERNON — — John William Ritchey, 51, of Mt. Vernon, died 4:27 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in St. Clair County.

He was born Wednesday, May 10, 1961, in Indianapolis, Ind., son of John Charles and Mildred (Stegmoeller) Ritchey. He married Lisa Chizk in Mt. Vernon in March 1995.

John was a truck driver.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa Ritchey of Mt. Vernon; sons, Shawn Chizk of Mt. Vernon and John Calab Ritchey of Mt. Vernon; daughters, Bria Perkins and fiancé Wesley Sancken of Fairbury and Alex Ritchey of Mt. Vernon; granddaughters, Paige Chizk and Madison Chizk of McLeansboro and Brynn Runyon of Fairbury; brother, Charles Mark Ritchey and wife Monica of Mt. Vernon; sister, Cheri Smith of Phoenix, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Leanne Swenson; and daughter, Molly Irene Ritchey.

Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Gary Davenport officiating. Interment will be at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618)242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.

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