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Cecil Ritch

January 28, 1928 ~ September 12, 2020 (age 92)


Cecil Sylvester Ritch, 92, of Midland, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Atrium Health Cabarrus.

Cecil was born January 28, 1928 in Moore County, NC, to the late Seab Funderburk Ritch and the late Anna Iona Hagler Ritch.  He was also preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years, Mary Juanita Eury Ritch; brothers, Ira Ritch, John Ritch, and Ed Ritch; sisters, Jessie Alexander and Doris Sheppard.

Cecil was a Charter Member of Pine Grove Baptist Church, career employee of Cannon Mills Plant 9 and part-time employee of Rosecrest Farm.

Survivors include daughter, Mary Louise (Curtis) Tucker of Locust; daughter, Rebecca (Mike) Pinion of Midland; daughter, Cynthia Ritch of Midland; daughter, Glenda (Gene) Hopkins of Medway, OH; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; brother, Coy (Brenda) Ritch of Harrisburg; brother, Seab Ritch of Mount Pleasant; sister, Anna Mae Helms of Charlotte; sister, Laura Johnson of Charlotte; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A public viewing will be held Monday, September 14, 2020, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland.  A graveside service will be held Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 10:00 am at Pine Grove Baptist Church, 100 Pine Grove Church Rd., Concord.  

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Ritch family.

Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com

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September 14, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hartsell Funeral Home, Midland
13575 Broadway Ave
Midland, NC 28107

Graveside Service
September 15, 2020

10:00 AM
Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
100 Pine Grove Church Rd
Concord, NC 28025

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