Wesley "Charlie Ritchie

Wesley "Charlie Ritchie, 69, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 8:55 am in his home.


Private family services will be conducted. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, IN is handling arrangements.    


He was born April 25, 1953 in Hazard, KY to the late George and Rose Ann Lee (Richie) Ritchie. On June 25, 1983 in La Porte, IN he married Debra Hooper who survives in Michigan City, IN.


Also surviving are a daughter, Valentine (James) Woods of Rolling Prairie, IN; three sons, Wesley (Melissa) Ritchie of La Porte, IN, Rodney Ritchie of Michigan City, IN and Ryan Wingard of Michigan City, IN; grandchildren, Nichole, James, Ashton, Andrea, Alana, Rachel, Rodney  and Bryar; great-grandchild, Carter; sister, Margaret Green of Tennessee; and his twin brother, Leslie (Brenda) Ritchie of Hindman, KY.


He was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Rod Shepherd and Speedy Shepherd. 


Charlie was a retired painter and was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam Era. He enjoyed fishing, motorcycles, off-road riding, playing dice and being with his family. Charlie was a very prideful man.

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