Robert Edward Ritter, Sr., 58, passed away peacefully Friday, January 11th, 2019 in the comfort of his home after a long illness.
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“Rob” as he was affectionately known by his family and friends was born February 7th, 1960 to Gilbert Thompson Ritter, Sr. and Shirley Conner Ritter in Norfolk, VA. When time allowed, Rob loved fishing, being outdoors and especially loved coaching his kids’ sports teams. People who were fortunate to know Rob would tell you he was kind, outgoing and put his family above all else.; including his dog, Angel. He will always be remembered as a loving father, son, ex-husband and friend. He will be deeply missed.
Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Celestina Ivana Ritter; his son, Robert Edward Ritter, Jr.; his ex-wife, Renee Ritter; mother, Shirley Conner Ritter; and his brother, Gilbert Thompson Ritter, Jr. and wife Connie.
He is preceded in death by his father, Gilbert Thompson Ritter, Sr.; and his sisters, Shelia Ritter Adams and Patty Ritter Lovell.
The family will receive friends from 4:00pm - 6:00pm, Friday, January 18, 2019 with a celebration of life to follow at 6:00 pm at Family Choice Burials & Cremations.
The family would like to invite those who wish to continue celebrating at Rob’s favorite restaurant...Golden Corral on North Military Highway in Norfolk after the ceremony. Separate checks will be handed out. There will be a reserved space to accommodate us.
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