Ruth A. Richey, 77, of Decatur, Georgia, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013 at Piedmont Hospital, Fulton County, Georgia.
She was born on November 26, 1935 in Piqua, Ohio, a daughter of the late Robert and Marie (Finley) Routt. She was also preceded in death by a son, Stanley Robert Richey.
She married Jack Richey and he preceded her in death on March 17, 2002.
Ruth was an Administrative Office Assistant at Georgia State University.
Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen (William) Walton of Decatur, Georgia; grandchildren, William Richey Walton, Stephan Jarue Walton, and Sydnee Elan Walton.
Elder Frank McCullough will officiate a funeral service on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Auburn Avenue Baptist Church, Bellefontaine. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lou Walker Senior Center, 2538 Panola Road, Lithonia, Georgia 30058.
Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, Ohio assisted the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.