Brett Wayne Ritchie was born in Bogalusa on Oct. 4, 1995, to his loving parents, Sidney Wayne Ritchie Jr. and Kristen Nicole Watts. He was taken from his loving family on Easter Sunday at the age of 24. He was a lifelong resident of Bogalusa.
He is survived by fiancé, Destiny Moran; mother, Kristen Nicole Watts; father, Sidney Wayne Ritchie Jr.; sisters, Breana Ritchie and Alexa Ritchie; brother, Clifton Ritchie; step-brothers and sisters, Devin Crain, Gavin Crain, Kolbey Burns, Kailiegh Burns and Kaden Burns; grandparents, Belynda Ritchie, Shirley Provost, Jimmy Watts and GG Moran; and great-grandparents, Nedrey and Jerry Creel. He is also survived by a special uncle, Craig Ritchie; and by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Sidney Wayne Ritchie Sr.; and great grandparents, Betty Neal, Ruben Kent Jr., Linda Provost and Warren Douglas Provost.
Graveside services will be held at Pounds Cemetery in Bogalusa on Thursday, April 16, at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Pounds Cemetery.
Online condolences may be shared at the Poole-Ritchie website at www.pooleritchiefuneralhome.com.