|Leeroy S. Ritchey|
|January 29, 1928 - December 09, 2010|
|Rock Island, Illinois|
|Visitation: 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. Monday December 13, 2010 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, Ill.|
|Funeral Service: 1:30 p.m. Monday December 13, 2010 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, Ill.|
|Interment: Monday December 13, 2010 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island, Ill. |
|Leeroy S. Ritchey, 82, a resident of Heartland Health Care Center, Moline, formerly of Rock Island, died Thursday, December 9, 2010 at the center.|
Funeral services are 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Burial is at Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island. Visitation is 1:00 p.m. until service time Monday.
Leeroy was born January 29, 1928 in Rock Island, the son of Leroy M. and Marjorie Stewart Ritchey.
He had worked as a dish washer at the former Fort Armstrong Hotel, Rock Island.
Survivors include a niece; great nephew; and special friends, Janet and Jack Fitzpatrick, Steve DePron, Candy and Iris and the girls at Comfort Harbor. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister.
Special thanks are extended to Heartland Health Care Center for their excellent care.
We love you, Leeroy, as you always told me "we are all going to die someday" and "we are getting there"... precious memories we have of our relationship!!!
-- Jack & Jan Fitzpatrick