He was a proud U. S. Marines veteran having served during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Steve was a beloved husband, father, son, and brother. We were blessed to have this time on Earth with our gentle giant to love us, protect us, and make us laugh. He will be missed more than words can say.
Survivors include his wife, Kira S. Ritter; a daughter, Madelyn Ritter; a son, Henry Ritter; his parents, Darrell and Nancy Ritter; a paternal grandmother, JoAnn Crawford; a sister and brother-in-law, Megan and Phillip Lineberry; a nephew, Ricky Thornton; his mother-in-law, Nanette Showalter; a sister-in-law, Sarah Showalter; and many friends.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Memorial services will begin at 2 p.m. with Tom Williams officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Wounded Warrior Project https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
The Ritter family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. (www.mullinsfuneralhome.com).