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Empty Saddles - Obituaries

VISALIA, CALIF. — Clarence James (C.J.) Ritchie passed away Dec. 26, 2013 at the age of 87.

HENRYETTA, OKLA. – Daniel M. “Dan” Russell passed away from a heart attack at his home near Henryetta, Oklahoma on Dec. 29, 2013. He was born March 13, 1952, in Sacramento, Calif. 

Placerville, CA — Byron Gist, father of Gary of Gist Silversmiths, passed away comfortably at his home surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

Auberry, CA –Ron Good-rich, who qualified for the Nat-ional Finals Rodeo nine times as a team roping header, died Nov. 26 at his home in Auberry, Calif. He was 69.

Vacaville, CA – Oliver “Ollie” Simpson passed away on Thanksgiving with family by his side at the age of 74.