Richard ‘Dick’ W. Ridgley, age 81, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceville, Illinois. He was born on March 13, 1941 in Petrolia, Illinois, the son of Glen and Olive (Jones) Ridgley. He married Chris Schwarzlose on July 5, 1997, and she survives.
Dick was a welder for Caterpillar in Joliet, Illinois, and retired in 1989. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, working on cars and rental houses, watching Wheel of Fortune and football, as well as spending time with his family.
Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother; two sisters; and one granddaughter, Brittney.
Survivors include his wife, Chris; four children, Rick Ridgley and wife, Robin of Creal Springs, Illinois, Pam Ridgley of Momence, Illinois, Rod Ridgley and wife, Angie of Custer Park, Illinois, and Courtney Ridgley of Lawrenceville, Illinois; one sister, Marge Swarens of Robinson, Illinois; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM CDT at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation will be on Friday from 10:00 AM until the service hour of 11:00 AM CDT at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Bridgeport City Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA).
Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)