Orlan F.


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Orlan F. Ritter

Feb 10 1921 - May 16 2008

Orlan F. Ritter, age 87, of Princeton, Texas passed away May 16, 2008. He was born February 10, 1921 in McKinney, Texas to Earl Dennis and Edith Ann (Murphy) Ritter. Orlan proudly served in the United States Army and was a veteran of World War II. On October 15, 1938 he married Eva Erline Pruitt in McKinney, Texas. He attended Faith Baptist Church in Princeton. He spent his life as the owner and operator of Ritter’s Garage in McKinney. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth and Tom Crump of McKinney, Virginia and Virgil Atnip of Blossom, Texas, Ruby and Richard Herring of Ft. Worth and Sandra and Jimmy Graves of McKinney; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren and sister, Edith Pauline Sheperd of Houston. He was preceded in death by his wife and two brothers. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon, Monday, May 19, 2008, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Dr. Danny Buster officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Sunday evening beginning at 6:00 p.m.
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