Ronald Lee Fritch, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, May 02, 2020in Shawnee, Oklahoma at the age 82.
He was born May 2, 1938 to John P. Fritch and Sarah A Fritch in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ronald was raised in Oklahoma City and attended the Oklahoma City Public Schools and graduated in 1957 from U.S. Grant High School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
He married Linda Mae Carsten in 1964 and together they had three children, Johanna Michelle Pace, David Duane Fritch and Christopher Michael Fritch. He was grandfather to Gabrielle and Moriah Pace, Isaiah and Josiah Fritch and Mae Elizabeth Fritch and Hosanna Ruth Fritch, Nolan David, Lucas Christopher and Evan Paul.
Ronald began preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ at the age of 20. He traveled widely as a tent evangelist and church revival speaker. Together with his wife, Linda he pioneered two churches, served as evangelist, college professor and missionary to South Africa where they built World Harvest Theological College to train ministers and Christian workers for Kingdom of God.
Ronald held three earned degrees, the last being a Doctor of Ministry. Ronald was a highly skilled preacher and college professor. He was a professor at three universities-Oklahoma State University Tech in Oklahoma City, Southwestern University, Oklahoma City, Ok and Jimmy Swaggart Bible College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He also wrote Bible Study courses for University of Biblical Studies, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He, along with his wife Linda, pioneered World Harvest Theological College in Johannesburg, South Africa where they were missionaries for 17 years.
He was preceded in death by his father, John P. Fritch, mother Sarah A. Fritch and one brother, Philipp Fritch, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Ronald is survived by his wife, Linda Mae Fritch and all his children and grandchildren.