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Richard Riffitt
1949 - 2021

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Richard Charles RiffittRichard Charles Riffitt

IRONTON-Richard Charles Riffitt, 72, of Ironton passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at KDMC in Ashland, KY. Richard was born August 3, 1949 in Ironton, Ohio to the late Ernest Richard Riffitt and Almeda Farmer Riffitt. Richard worked as a Machinist for CSX and he was a member of Zoar Baptist Coal Grove. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Richard Charles Riffitt, Jr. “RC” and a grandson, Mason C Willoughby. Richard is survived by his wife, Paula Carey Riffitt, whom he married December 2, 1967 in Ironton. He is also survived by a son, Jamie (Stephanie) Riffitt; two daughters, Michelle (Eugene) Willoughby and Melanie (Scott) Bailey; two brothers, Jack (Rhonda) Riffitt and Todd (Stacey) Riffitt; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The family wishes to extend special thanks to the staff and nurses at KDMC 4J floor. Thank you to Dr. Hassan Abul-Khondoud and Jo Brewer for all the support given to our family. Nurses Shelly and Micah for treating our dad so well. Thank you to Dr. Inoshita and staff for helping our dad.

Services will be at the convenience of the family.



Tuesday August 31, 2021

Randy and Debbie Blevins

We are so sorry to hear about Rich. We are praying for you and your family.


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