William Jay Ritchie 75 of Frenchburg passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Saint Joseph Hospital in Mt. Sterling. He is survived by three sons Jason Ritchie and his wife Martha of Jeffersonville, Jim Mauk of Georgetown, John Mauk of Georgetown, four daughter Jaynetta Martin and Randy of Frenchburg, Stephanie Henderson and husband John of Jeffersonville, Michelle Means and husband Ricky, of Jeffersonville, Lisa Banks and husband James of Georgetown, four grandchildren Tiffany Stapleton, Dalton Barnett, T.J. McCarty, Jeremy Martin, two great grandchildren Gavin McCarty, Isaac Martin, sister Reva Baxter of Dayton, OH and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Andrew and Ogea Ritchie, grandchild Shawn Martin, three brothers JR Ritchie, Marvin Ritchie, Gordon Ritchie, three sisters Rena Ritchie, Fanny Combs and Marie Wilson. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Little Ella United Baptist Church in Jeffersonville with Bro. Bobby Tabor, Bro. Roger McGuire and Bro. Steve McGuire officiating. Friends may visit Wednesday from 11 AM till time of the service at the church. Burial will be in the McGuire Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home in Clay City is in charge of services.