James Paul Ritter, a former Henryetta resident living in Tulsa, died July 31, 2022 in Tulsa at the age of 61. He was born March 27, 1961 to Albert Butch and Donna (Bonat) Ritter. Paul attended Henryetta Schools graduating in 1979. He went to East Central University in Ada and completed his studies at OSU. He is employed with Flight Safety as a CAD programmer. Paul married Amanda Soden May 7,2022.
He is preceded in death by his mother Donna, grandparents; Dutch and Louise Bonat and Albert and Olive Ritter.
He is survived by his wife Amanda of the home; sister: Lisa and Mark Crawford of Dewar; father: Butch and Beverly Ritter of Henryetta; many aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces.
A Celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022 at the Henryetta First Baptist Church with Rev. Dale Huckabay officiating.
Following the service the Class of 1979 and friends will have a fellowship in the Church Dining Room.