Football

Jeffrey "Tank" B. Ritchey

April 22, 1962 ~ February 13, 2021 (age 58)

Obituary

Jeffrey B. “Tank” Ritchey, 58, of Saxton, PA; passed away on February 13, 2021 at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA; he was born on April 22, 1962 in Roaring Spring, PA; a son of the late Samuel L. Ritchey and Cleo M. (Brown) Ritchey. 

He is survived by two sons Shawn Ritchey and Jonathan Ritchey; grandchildren Jayven, Kendyn, Daylen, Coltyn, Arianna, Zaylen, Oaklen and Kanen; sister-in-law Tina Ritchey-Oberman and nephew Adam T. Ritchey.

He was preceded in death by a brother Michael L. Ritchey and a nephew Brandon M. Ritchey.

Jeff was a graduate of Tussey Mountain High School Class of 1981.

He was an active member of the Saxton Sportsman’s Association, having held numerous offices and worked there for numerous years.  Jeff coached little leagues teams and Tussey Mountain Football.  He enjoyed attending and coaching his grandchildren’s sporting events and spending time with them.  He loved racing and was an avid Steelers Fan.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at the Church of God Tabernacle with Pastor Chris Clinger officiating.

Friends will be received on Friday, February 19, 2021 at the church from 9:00 A.M. until the hour of service.

We ask that those in attendance please follow CDC guidelines with wearing a mask and social distancing.

If friends so desire in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in memory of Jeff to the Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church Street, Saxton, PA 16678 or at www.akersfuneralchapel.com click “donate now”.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 19, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Church of God Tabernacle
1428 Broadtop Mountian Road
Saxton, PA 16678

Celebration of Life
Friday
February 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Church of God Tabernacle
1428 Broadtop Mountian Road
Saxton, PA 16678

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