WEST POINT — Richard “Ricky” Sturtz, III, 39, of West Point, passed unexpectedly October 24, 2021. Ricky was preceded in death by his sister, Katherine Leigh Sturtz, and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. M. Meade Gregory, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sturtz, Sr., and Arthur West. He is survived by his son Richard “Renn” Glenn Sturtz, IV; parents Richard Sturtz, Jr. and Marcella Gregory Sturtz; sister Julia Meade Tulli (Jacob); nephew, Gregory; niece, Meade and a load of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends and family 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 27th at Vincent Funeral Home, West Point, with a memorial service beginning at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Christmas Children’s Fund, sponsored by the West Point Ruritans Club, PO Box 803, West Point, VA 23181 where Ricky was a devoted member, serving the local community.