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Celebration of Life

Adams Funeral Home of Ozark
Friday February 25th, 2022
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Anthony D. Ritchie


Anthony Dwayn Ritchie, 80, passed away on February 16, 2022. Anthony was born on March 21, 1941, in Morgan County, Missouri to Chloie Laverne Marriott and Benjamin F. Ritchie.


Anthony was proceeded in death by his parents and his sister Rita Kay Smith. He is survived by his wife of thirty years Jessie Ritchie; son Jesse Ritchie of Halfway, MO; daughter Sharon Ritchie of Halfway Missouri; son Benjamin Ritchie of St. Louis, MO, and Shannon Ritchie of Brooklyn, New York; three granddaughters, Samantha Ritchie Courtney Ritchie, and Chloie Ritchie; sister Becky Lewellen of Slater, Missouri; sister Carolyn Andresen of Palmyra, Missouri; brother Don Ritchie of Lebanon, Missouri.


A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, February 25, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home in Ozark, MO.


Cremation rites have been accorded by Adams Crematory. 

Arrangements were under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.  






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Uncle Tony taught me how to play scrabble. He will be missed.

Lee Phillips Mar 6 2022 11:37 PM

I have a lot of favorite cousins and Dwayne was one of them. He was always quite a character and we had a lot of fun together when I was growing up. We hauled hay together and I couldn't believe how high he could throw a bale of hay. He would do a handstand against the wall and do push-ups. He was smart and helped me with my geometry homework when he was staying with us in Kansas City.
Dwayne didn't always use good judgment, like when he asked me to pitch him a glass bottle. He hit it with a stick of driftwood and it shattered. Fortunately the glass just cut his cheek and not his eye. We had a lot of special memories together and Dwayne you will be missed!
Cuz Ron

Ron Holst Feb 24 2022 11:30 PM