Steven "Zeke" Richie

  • BORN: August 19, 1976
  • DIED: February 3, 2018
  • LOCATION: North Judson, Indiana

NORTH JUDSON-Steven "Zeke" Richie, 41, passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018 at I.U. Health Starke Hospital, Knox, IN.

Steven was born August 19, 1976 in LaPorte, IN to James F. and V. Louise. (Minix) Richie and lived in the area all of his life. He liked to hunt and fish, had an old fashioned soul and a passion for old style country and gospel music. He was always known as a jokester, fun-loving man, with a huge heart.

Survivors include one daughter, Kayla Richie of Cincinnati; one granddaughter, Emma Huizing of Cincinnati; his parents, James and Louise Richie of North Judson; two brothers, Tim Eskridge of Knox and James Richie Jr. of North Judson; and one sister, Mary Shepherd of Knox. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Funeral services will be Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) at Souls Harbor Church of North Judson. Burial will follow at the Highland Cemetery in North Judson. Friends may visit Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST at Souls Harbor Church and Thursday, one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the family.

Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements. To leave online condolences, visit


“ I'm so sorry James Franklin and Louisa for the passing of your son Zeke. I will pray for your family. ”

Posted by: Elizabeth Hardin Ramirez - CA

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