Clinton Ritchey dies at 70
Fort Morgan Times
Wednesday, December 4, 2002
Clinton D. Ritchey , 70, a lifetime resident of Brighton, died Saturday in Denver.
He was born Sept. 16, 1932, in Fort Lupton to Phinace and Clara (Heitman) Ritchey . Ritchey graduated from Brighton High School in 1950 and attended Colorado Teachers College in Greeley for two years. He owned and operated Charolais Association Breeders of Hudson. He was a member of the Rodeo Cowboys Association known today as PPCA. His life was being a rancher, and he loved raising cattle and horses.
Survivors include two sons, Joel of Hudson and David of Wiggins; two daughters, Brenda Haffner of Hudson and Kim Wolf of Fort Lupton; his ex-wife, Elaine Ritchey of Brighton; one brother, Gene Ritchey of Brighton; two sisters, Sharon Lewis and Karen Caldwell, both of Brighton, and nine grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at the Tabor Funeral Home on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Harvest Fellowship Church, Eighth and Bridge Street in Brighton.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Harvest Fellowship Building Fund, 80 S. Eighth Ave., Brighton, 80601 or Denver VA Outpatient Oncology Unit, 1055 Clermont St., Box 111F, Denver, 80220.
Tabor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.