Sidney Ritchie Jr.

Published 1:36 pm Friday, July 23, 2021

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Mr. Sidney W. Ritchie Jr., a resident of Bogalusa, passed away on July 17, 2021, in Bogalusa, at the age of 44.

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Sidney is survived by his mother, Belynda Ritchie, and his two daughters, Breana Nicole Ritchie and Alexa Morgan Ritchie. Sidney is also survived by his granddaughter, Amina Neveah Ritchie; his stepchildren, Devin Crain, Gavin Crain, Kaleigh Burns, Kolby Burns and Kaden Burns; a step-grandson, Talen Burns; his grandmother, Nedrey Creel; uncles, Brenton Kent, Craig Ritchie, Barney Ritchie, Charles Ritchie and Jefferey Smith; great-aunts, Linda Plaisance, Brenda Cox and Patsy Tyner; aunts, Kimlyn Yarbrough, Toni Hall and Helen Ritchie; as well as numerous cousins and friends.

Sidney was preceded in death by his father, Sidney W. Ritchie Sr.; a son, Brett W. Ritchie; grandparents, Betty Neal, Austin Neal, Rueben Kent Jr., Clyde Ritchie and Jerry Creel; uncles, Daniel Kent, Terrance Kent, Timothy Ritchie and Austin Neal Jr.; aunts, Pamela Kent and Rebecca Kent; and special cousins, Pamela Rester and Bryan Ritchie.

Visitation was held Thursday, July 22, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Visitation began again Friday, July 23, at 9 a.m. until time for the service at 11 a.m. at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Chad Jenkins officiating. Interment followed at Pounds Cemetery.

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