OBITUARY

Robert Ray Ridge Sr.

August 11, 1931June 18, 2019
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Mr. Robert R. Ridge Sr., age 87, of Kennesaw, passed away June 18, 2019.

He was never afraid to speak his mind and take care of his family, which he loved dearly. He took joy in making family trips to the beach, mountains, and how could we forget, the casino! Born in Davidson County, TN in 1931 on the 11th day of August. Robert grew up serving in funeral homes and delivering milk, but distributing meat is what he really enjoyed. He finally retired from APC Meat in 1994.

He will truly be missed by his surviving family. Brother, Charles Willis Ridge, and sister, Suzanne Dixon, husband Mike; Son, Robert Ridge Jr. and his wife, Doris; Daughter, Linda Myers and her husband, Billy; grandchildren, Tina Jackson, Thomas Ridge, Pamela Barnard, Sheree Cook, Elizabeth May, Amy Ridge, Will Myers, and 15 wonderful great grandchildren.

Preceded by his wife, Betty Jean Ridge; son, Granville Wayne Ridge; father, Jordan Willis Ridge, and mother, Ladye Frances Ridge; as well as brother, James Ridge.

A Family viewing will be held Thursday 4:00PM until 5:00PM with an open visitation from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Funeral services will be held Friday June, 21 at 3:00 PM in the chapel of Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home with Rev. Audie Wells officiating.

Interment will follow in Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery.

  • FAMILY

  • Betty Jean Carver Ridge, Wife
  • Jordan Willis Ridge, Father
  • Ladye Frances Goad Ridge, Mother
  • James Ridge, Brother
  • Granville Wayne Ridge, Son
  • Robert Ray Ridge Jr., Son
  • Doris Ridge, Daughter-in-law
  • Linda Myers, Daughter
  • Billy Myers, Son-in-law
  • Charles Willis Ridge, Brother
  • Suzanne Dixon, Sister
  • Mike Dixon, Brother-in-law
  • Tina Jackson, Granddaughter
  • Thomas Ridge, Grandson
  • Pamela Barnard, Granddaughter
  • Sheree Cook, Granddaughter
  • Elizabeth May, Granddaughter
  • Amy Ridge, Granddaughter
  • Will Myers, Grandson
  • Mr. Ridge also has 15 wonderful great grandchildren that survive him.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Thomas Ridge
  • Will Myers
  • Tyler Ridge
  • Tanner Jackson
  • Stafford Cook
  • Noah Barnard

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 21, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, June 21, 2019

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Jerry Abney

June 20, 2019

Bob Ridge,
One of a Kind who will be missed by us all.
After moving to South Georgia with our Sherwood Atlanta family, we tried to stay in touch with Bob but over time we lost his email
Bob was always there for us all just like a big brother and the
life of the party.
Bob, may you now rest in peace. and may your family know you will be in our hearts
Always,
Jerry & Carolyn Abney
Brooklet, GA.

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