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Delbert "Del" Ritter

September 14, 1951 January 8, 2020
Delbert "Del" Ritter
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Delbert Wayne Ritter, known to his family and friends as “Del”, passed away early Wednesday morning, January 8, 2020 in the Cushing Hospital at the age of 68 years.
The son of the late Archibald Ritter and Martha Melton Ritter, Del was born on September 14, 1951 in Kansas City, Kansas. He was educated in the Drumright, Oklahoma area, graduating from Drumright High School with the class of 1970.
He was united in marriage to Christina Rae Ledbetter on October 2, 1971 in Sedan, Kansas and to this union two daughters, Rene and Donna were born.
Del had worked for JLT construction for over 20 years prior to his retirement on January 4, 2020. He enjoyed tinkering with things, watching western movies and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of over 48 years, Chris of the home; two daughters, Rene Fambrough and her husband Jud and Donna Brown; one brother Cliff Ritter of Tulsa; three sisters, Hazel Baughmon of Tulsa, Linda Martin of Drumright and Maria Ritter of Tulsa; his grandchildren, Kyla Carroll, Cassidy Ritter and her fiancé Dennis Donkersloot, Tyler Ritter and Abbie Brown; great grandchildren, Colton Ritter and Sawyer Carroll coming into the family next month, and other relatives and friends including Morella “Mo” Strickland, whom he considered to be his daughter.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two grandchildren,, Liam Ritter and Kyllee Ritter, and one brother James Ritter.
A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, January 11, 2020 at 4 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel of the Davis Funeral Home Cushing, with Pastor Roger White officiating.

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402 E Broadway
Cushing, OK 74023

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402 E Broadway Cushing 74023 OK
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