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Marvin Boyd Ritchie died Dec. 16, 2012. He was born Nov. 27, 1942 in Smithville to Edith Helmcamp and Boyd Ritchie. He was a satellite technician that served honorably in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy where he earned the Navy Commendation Medal. He is survived by two daughters and nine grandchildren. He was laid to rest Jan. 4, 2013 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.


  1. Marvin and I went to John Reagan High School in the Houston Heights. We were roommates at one time. He, and his friend Eddie Carter and I were buddies. Sorry to hear of his passing. RIP

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