Graveside services were held for Mr. Wayne Ritter, 71, of Jefferson, Texas at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Mims Chapel Cemetery. Visitation was held 1-2 p.m. prior to service. Arrangements were made under the direction of Haggard Funeral Home.
Mr. Ritter was born June 24, 1945 in Vernon, TX. to Albert and Dollie Smith Ritter and passed away April 4, 2017 in Shreveport, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, James and Donald Ritter.
Mr. Ritter honorably served his country in the Vietnam War.
Mr. Ritter is survived by his wife Dawna Morris Ritter of Jefferson, children, Gregory Ritter of Royce City, TX., Julie Ritter of Benton, LA., and Timothy Ritter & Felicia of Jefferson, brother, Elbert Ritter & Pat of Jefferson, sisters, Irene Stevens of Jefferson, Annie Strayhorn of Copeville, TX., Ruby Box of Jefferson, grandchildren, Brittany, Dakota, Arika, Aidan, Ava, Caycee, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1301 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX. 75701.
A memorial guestbook may be signed at www.haggardfuneralhome.com
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