James William Ritchie

March 29, 1964 ~ February 27, 2020 (age 55)


James William Ritchie, 55, of Bardstown passed away Thursday February 27, 2020 at Baptist Hospital East. He was born March 29, 1964 in Nelson Co., and worked for Smith Brothers Trucking for 20 years.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Edward Ritchie; and sister, Missy Ritchie.

He is survived by his two daughters, Jade and Jewel Ritchie both of Bardstown; significant other, Carol Carey of Bardstown; mother Geneva Ritchie of Chaplin; two sisters, Beverly Ritchie of Loretta and Julie Thacker (Harold) of Chaplin; friend and mother of his two daughters, Paula Travis of Bardstown.

His funeral service will be 2:00 pm Monday March 2, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home with burial in Highview Cemetery. Rev. Tobe Yankey will officiate. Visitation will be 5 – 8 pm Sunday March 1 and 12:30 – 2 pm Monday March 2.


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