Ransford W. Pitcher

Monday, June 6, 2005

Ransford W. Pitcher, 64, of Marco, passed away at 9:20 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2005 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.

Born April 5, 1941 in Sullivan County, he was the son of John Russell Pitcher and Nola Monk Pitcher Craig.

He was a member of the Sons of American Legion in Bloomfield and worked at Bland's Nursery in Linton.

Survivors include: a daughter Pamela Myers of Marco; two step-sons, Raymond Wayne Pitcher of Sullivan and Billy Jo Pitcher of Coalmont; a brother Hubert O. Pitcher of Linton; two sisters, Bonnie Stuller of Carlisle and Virginia Sluder of Sullivan; and 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his step-father Frank Craig, a son David Lee Pitcher, and three brothers, John R. Pitcher, Jr., James A. Pitcher, and Glenn E. Pitcher.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with the Rev. Mark Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Morris Chapel Cemetery in Greene County.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today, and before the service Tuesday at the funeral home.