Robert D. Ritz Sr.
Robert D. Ritz Sr., 65, Corydon, died Sunday, July 26, 2009, at his home.
Born Dec. 27 1943, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Edward and Lula Belle Ritz.
He was a Navy veteran and formerly employed by the Harrison County Parks Department.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Margaret Ann McAdams, and a son, Robert D. Ritz Jr.
Survivors include a son, Eric W. Ritz of Corydon; four daughters, Paula S. Hawkins of Seymour, Dawn M. Jones of Corydon, Cynthia C. Withered of Columbus and Deborea L. Denton of Marengo; three brothers, Phillip, Tommy and James Ritz; four sisters, Carolyn Russell, Mimi Graves, Norma Rose Williams and Vera Massie; 23 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, July 29, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday, July 30, after 9 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Thursday, July 30, at 4 p.m. at the funeral home in Corydon followed by burial in Jordan Cemetery near Corydon.
Officiant: The Rev. Gilbert Duley.
Pallbearers: Eric Ritz, Joshua and Justyn Hawkins, Joseph Jones Jr., Brandon Gibson, Dan Kopp, Chris Denton, Jesse Lowhorn and Devin Cline.