Edward Edell Ridge
Edward Edell Ridge, 89, of Wortham, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014 in Fairfield. Visitation was held Friday, May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Capps Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at Capps Memorial Chapel with Brother Ed Ridge officiating. Interment will follow at Lake Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Pete Ridge, Steven Morgan, Michael Ridge, Jeff Morgan, Mike Haggard and Ricky Ridge.
Ridge was born Dec. 1, 1924 in Freestone County, to Hardy and Mary Chapman Ridge. On Nov. 20, 1944 he married Rosia Crook in Fairfield and had celebrated 69 years of marriage. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Freestone County as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Kirvin Baptist Church.
Ridge loved the Lord and his family. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, daddy, papa, great-grandpa and great-great-grandpa.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife Rosia; two children, Bettie Morgan and husband Wayne of Madisonville and Edward "Bub" Ridge and wife Linda of Fairfield; one brother, J.R. Ridge and wife Sue of Wortham; sister-in-law, Hazel Grace; five grandchildren, Judy Haggard and husband Mike, James "Pete" Ridge and wife Paige, Michael Ridge and wife Kelly, Steven Morgan and wife Kacie, and Jeff Morgan and wife Diana; 10 great-grandchildren, Caston Haggard, Caylor Haggard, Steven Morgan Jr., Justin Morgan, Baylei Morgan, Tanner Morgan, Kale Ridge, Kanyon Ridge, Austin Ridge and Addison Ridge; five great-great-grandchildren, Lane, Luke, Addison, Brinkley and Ruston; numerous nieces and nephews and a special friend and caregiver, Mae Ward.
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