GEORGE REX RIDGEWAY, 89, Snead, died July 27, 2019, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital. Predeceasing him were wives Betty Webb Ridgeway and Jean Black Ridgeway; son Danny Ridgeway; parents Bedford and Bernice Greer Ridgeway; stepmother Bertie Ridgeway; and brothers Terry Ridgeway and Eugene Ridgeway.
Surviving are daughter Donna (Greg) Payne, Snead; granddaughters Amy (Jamie) Burgess, Amber (Shawn) Gregory, both of Snead; great-grandchildren Abby Burgess, Cooper Burgess, Will Burgess, Grayson Gregory, Pearson Payne; sister June Ogles, Snead; brother Lelton (Polly) Ridgeway, Snead.
Joey Kirby, Don Garrison, and Mark Gidley officiated the 2 p.m. service held July 30 at Mt. Zion Church of God. Burial followed at Ebenezer Cemetery with Terry Decker, Austin Decker, John Cofield, Bobby Garrison, Lee Long, and Paul Odom serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Roger Campbell, Tom Harvey, Mickey Decker, Greg Ogles, Billy King, Jerrell Wayne King, and Wendell King. Snead Funeral Home directed.