James Ritter, d. Oct. 17, 2008

Sep 17, 2014

BURGOON, Ohio

James Ritter, 58 of Burgoon, Ohio, passed away suddenly Friday, Oct. 17, 2008.

Jim was a graduate of Lakota High School, and attended The Ohio State University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in science and agriculture education. He worked as an agronomist for the Sunrise Corporation.

He was a representative of the Sandusky County Board of Education, and a member of the 4-Given Quartet. He was active in the Old Fort United Methodist Church and the Emmaus community. James enjoyed hunting, fishing, sports and was an OSU fan.

James is survived by his wife, Lynn (Calhoun); children, Virginia of Jupiter, Fla., Marcus (Jillian) of Indianapolis and Scott (Anna) of Dallas; siblings, Ann Ireland of Fremont, Earl and Tom Ritter of Grayling, Mich., Jane Cruz of Lebanon, Ohio, Linda Mutchler of Fremont, Sue Shrider of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, and Raymond Ritter of Fremont.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert E. and Romayne E. (Stout) Ritter and stepson, Edison Blackford.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at Herman-Kinn-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fremont. A Memorial Service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Old Fort United Methodist Church. Following the service, there will be a gathering to celebrate his life at the Nature Trails Golf Course, Bettsville.

Memorials may be made to Cherry Street Mission, Toledo.

Condolences may be shared at hermankinn.com.