Ritter - James A. Ritter of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at Bloomington Hospital.  Born on September 15, 1947, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Clyde A. and Nora (Brown) Ritter.   He married Lois E. Sullivan on June 17, 1966, and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Jimmy A. and Rodney D. Ritter, both of Bedford, IN; his father, Clyde Ritter of Bedford, IN; five brothers:  Gary Goldsby and Ronald Ritter, both of Bedford, IN, Wayne Goldsby of Spencer, IN, and Leslie and Joe Goldsby, both of Mitchell, IN; and one granddaughter.  He was preceded in death by his mother; one son, James A. Ritter; one sister, Marilyn Sears; and two brothers, John and Don Goldsby.

He was an inspector for the Indiana Department of Transportation and was a Vietnam War Army veteran.  He was a member of the Englewood Baptist Church.

Services for James Ritter will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 3rd, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford.  Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.