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Peter Ritch

October 22, 1940 — January 17, 2021

Peter Ritch

Peter Gray Ritch, 80, of Kerrville, Texas passed from this life on January 17, 2021 at a hospital in San Antonio.

Peter was born in Houston in 1940 then later raised in Clarksdale, MS.  He joined the Air Force for several years, then moved to Tampico, Mexico where he enjoyed doing things he loved like farming and fishing.  Peter later moved to Hunt, TX, to be closer to family, where he was the Fire Chief for the Hunt Volunteer Fire Department for several years.  He then moved to Kerrville to be with Lee and his many friends.

Peter is preceded in death by his Sister, Nancy Ritch Baker; and parents, Horace Smart Ritch and Nancy Smith Ritch.

Those left to honor his memory include his brother, Andrew Ritch and wife Sally; daughters, Catherine Urban, husband, Bernie and son Austin Urban; Tina Smith, husband Tim, son, Tanner and fiancé Layla; and great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Charlotte; son: Horacio Ritch and wife Lisa and grandchildren, Isabelle and Sebastian; Loving partner and friend, Lee Decuir.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Kerrville in the Spring 2021. We will try to notify everyone.

Memorials may be made to your favorite animal charity in lieu of flowers.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home. (830) 895-5111

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Peter Ritch, please visit our flower store.


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