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Robert D. "Davey" Ritter

September 25, 1976 ~ July 1, 2019 (age 42)

Robert David "Davey" Ritter, age 42, of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 1, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital.
Davey was born on September 25, 1976, in Elwood to David Ritter and Vicki (Benedict) Hale. 
Davey was employed at Red Gold for 13 years as a fork truck driver. He was a very caring & giving person willing to help out in whatever needed done.  He always had that contagious smile.  He was a devoted son, brother, grandson, dad, grandpa, nephew, cousin, friend and co-worker.  He touched the hearts of everyone he met.  He enjoyed riding motorcycles.  Going on bike rallies with his Soldier Dogs riding brothers to help whatever benefit it was. 
Davey is survived by his father, David Ritter of Elwood, mother, Vicki (Ralph) Hale of New Smyrna Beach, FL, son, Daikan Metz of Elwood, daughter, Brooklyn Ritter of Elwood, sister, Lindy (fiance' Alan McKeeby) Ritter of New Smyrna Beach, FL, granddaughter, Loahla Elizabeth, grandmother, Elva Mae "Corkie" Crowe of Elwood, aunt & uncle, Pam (Randy) Grogan of Elwood, uncle, Kem Ritter of Anderson, aunt, Brenda Silvis of Pensacola, FL, several cousins and friends.
Davey was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert Ritter, Garth & Deloris Benedict.
Funeral service celebrating Davey's life will be at 1:00 pm Friday, July 5, 2019 at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood, with Pastor Scott Blaylock officiating. Burial will follow in the Elwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday, July 5, 2019, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.
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