Gerald Scott Ritchie age 55 of DeSoto, Missouri entered into eternal rest on January 08, 2018 at Hillcrest Nursing Center in DeSoto, Missouri. Born on June 01, 1962 in Decatur, Illinois to his late father Gerald Ritchie and mother Marcella (Cordia) Ritchie.
Gerald was a proud veteran of the Navy, worked as a auto mechanic and loved music and his dogs.
Survived by his loving mother Marcella (Cordia) Ritchie of DeSoto, Missouri; son Matthew Cole of Coffee, Missouri; brothers Michael (Pennie) Ritchie and Mark Ritchie of DeSoto, Missouri; sisters Kathy (Steve) Conaster of Festus, Missouri and Shelia (Michael) Harris of Texas. Preceded in death by his father.