William Ray Ritchie, 63, of Spencer, formerly of Grantsville, West Virginia, died Saturday at Roane General Hospital, Spencer.

Born in Grantsville, August 13, 1939 he was a son of the late Denver and Mary sole Ritchie. He was a 1958 graduate of Calhoun County High School, a US Army Veteran having served in Korea and was employed by Kellwood Company of Spencer.

Surviving are one son, Brett A. Ritchie of Five Forks, WV; daughter, Nicole Hopkins of Indiana; brother, Eugene Ritchie of Five Forks and his companion, Delores Harper of Spencer.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Rev. Harold Francis will officiate. Interment will be in the Hunt Cemetery at Big Bend.

Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the services.