Robin Haggard Ritchie was raised in Stephenville, graduated from Stephenville High School in 1976 and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a minor in Family Development from Tarleton State University in 2004. She and her late husband, Ken Ritchie, have five children, 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Her parents were the late Robert and Naomi Haggard, both retired employees of SISD and her dad, Bob was a former employee of Lacy Funeral Home for close to twenty years, making Robin the second generation to be dedicated to what Lacy’s Funeral Home stands for.
Besides her connection of being a wife to a disabled veterans and to honor Ken’s service in the Army, Robin’s devotion to helping other veterans is sincere and heartfelt. Her dad was also in World War II with the Seabees, her father-in-law, was a Retired Army Master Sgt from WWII and Korea. She remains committed to helping veterans and their families in any way possible.
Robin considers herself a community service volunteer. She is always willing to help out with community projects when asked, and volunteers at every opportunity. She is a life member and a past president and officer of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, a life member and past commander of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, and a past member of the Stephenville 20th Century Club. Mrs. Ritchie served for 15 years on the Board of Directors for the Stephenville Historical House Museum. She also served as the Shuttle Coordinator for the Central Texas Health Care Services Transportation for over 15 years. Robin is also a member of the Hillcrest Church of Christ.