Joan Ritchey
March 11, 1924 - October 26, 2018
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Joan Ritchey, 94, of Lubbock went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 26, 2018. Services will be held at Sunset Church of Christ on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. The family will receive friends from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. October 28, 2018 at Combest Family Funeral Homes.

Joan Ritchey was born on March 11, 1924 in Petrolia, Texas to E.H. and Sybil Rutledge. She attended school in Petrolia, Texas and Waurika, Oklahoma. She married Darnce Harold Ritchey April 1, 1941 in Lawton, Oklahoma. They moved to Battlecreek, Michigan before moving to Lubbock, Texas in 1945. They were married for 60 years before his death in 2001. Joan enjoyed oil painting, as well as making antique reproduction dolls which won 1st place ribbons at many shows, as well as the South Plains Fair. Joan was a member of Sunset Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by her husband, D.H. Ritchey; son, Darnce Ritchey, Jr.; grandson, Trent Ritchey; parents, E.H. and Sybil Rutledge; one sister, Judy Wrye and four brothers, L.C. Rutledge, Roger Rutledge, Bill Rutledge and Max Rutledge.

She is survived by her daughter Dainty Sue Cox and her husband David Cox, Sr. as well as grandsons, David Cox, Jr. and his wife Valerie Cox and Mark Cox, and grandsons, Ty Ritchey and great-grandsons, Garrett Ritchey, Caleb Ritchey and Aaron Cox, and great-granddaughter, Carley. She is also survived by great-great granddaughter, Cambrie Ritchey, a sister, Betty Griffin, brother, Jerry Rutledge, sister-in-law, Julia Rutledge and several nephews and nieces.


Joan Ritchey
Visitation Schedule
Combest Family Funeral Homes
2210 Broadway
Lubbock, TX  79401
Sunday, October 28, 2018
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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Service Schedule
Sunset Church of Christ
3723 34th St.
Lubbock, TX  79410
Monday, October 29, 2018
1:30 p.m.
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Burial Schedule
Resthaven Memorial Park
5740 West 19th Street
Lubbock, TX  79407
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Memorial Contributions
The Children's Home of Lubbock
P.O. Box 2824
Lubbock, TX 79408




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