George F. Ritchey Jr.

Sept. 1, 1956 – April 30, 2021

George F. Ritchey Jr., 64, Bakers Summit, was called to heaven on Friday morning after a three-year struggle with leukemia.

He was born in

McKeesport, son of the late George Sr. and Delores Ritchey.

Surviving is his wife, Beverly A. (Dainty) Ritchey. While George hoped to make it to their 50th anniversary, God had other plans. However, they were blessed to enjoy nearly 44 years of marriage. He is also survived by two sons, George R. Ritchey (wife, Christi) and Jacob G. Ritchey (fiancee, Caitlin); two grandsons, Kaleb and Easton; a granddaughter, Kylie; and a sister, Judi Beck.

George owned and operated Bakers Summit Auto for 27 years. He also served on the Bloomfield Township Planning Commission.

He was known as “Pap” to his grandchildren and enjoyed building them things. He also enjoyed metal working, restoring old trucks, and buggy rides with his ponies.

Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, in the Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring. A private burial service will be held Wednesday,

May 5, 2021, at Holsinger Cemetery, Bakers Summit.