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Ritchey, Brent E., 61, died October 25, 2022 at home. Born December 8, 1960 in Johnstown the son of the late Alton and Virginia ((Fresh) Ritchey. Preceded in death by his niece Valerie. He is survived by his wife of 43 years the former Joy L. Earnest and children Brent E. Jr. and his wife Kelly of San Antonio, TX and Wendie Ritcheyand son-in-law Robert Caldwell of Portage. He was grandpap to Kayla, Kalani and Kaylee Ritchey and Darnell, Tamia and Marques Caldwell. Also surviving are his sisters Brenda Kalwasinski of Portage and Shelia Wuchter of Ohio. Brent worked as a furnace repairman for Barbara Oil Co. for over 20 years. He served as a cub master and a flag football coach. He was known for his willingness to lend a hand to anyone in need. Friend received from 10 AM until time of service 11 AM Saturday October 29, 2022 at the Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Portage.
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