Obituary Eric Otis Ritter of Robbins

Eric O. Ritter, age 57, of Robbins, passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. 

A native of Moore County he was a son of Otis and Elizabeth (Williams) Ritter. Eric graduated from North Moore High School and went to work with the Department of Correction in 1987 where he worked at McCain and Montgomery County. He then went to work with the North Carolina Highway Patrol. Eric was a career public servant.  He retired from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol at the rank of First Sergeant in January of 2016.  He joined the Moore County Sheriff’s Office in May of 2018 as a part-time bailiff.  He became a full-time Deputy in February of 2021 and was assigned to the security detail at the Historic Courthouse in Carthage. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 34 years, Regina Mullen Ritter; daughter: Krista Greenough and husband Tim of Robbins; brother Terry Ritter; grandchildren: Julia, Jade and Jasmine; mother in law; Jackie Mullen; brother in law: Eddie Mullen (Christina), sister in law: Candace Medlock (Kevin), nephews: Van Ritter, John Mullen, Dakota Mullen, Officer Marshall Medlock (Cheyenne), Jacob Mullen; nieces: Madison Medlock, Gabrielle Mullen; great nephew: River Medlock. 

A memorial service will be 2:00 PM Wednesday at Beulah Baptist Church in Bennett, NC. The family will receive friends following the service in the sanctuary.

Memorial may be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis Tenn., 38105 or Tunnel to the Towers, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY, 10306.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Ritter Family.

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