- Valenda Newell
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    - Cherie Stultz-Weigman
  • "Mike's daughters were his life and he spoke of them often...."
    - Mo
  • "dear lynn heather and tracy and girls so sorry about mike..."
    - kenny pollock ret msp



Mike Ridgell, 52 of Westminster, Maryland, a Washington Navy Yard security guard died of a fatal gunshot wound on September 16, 2013, during the mass shooting at Washington Navy Yard. He had been working security. Mike is survived by daughters Megan and Madison Ridgell, and their mother, Tracey Lyons Ridgell, of Westminster, MD; daughter Heather Ridgell Hunt and husband Justin, of Martinsburg, WV; her mother, Linda Feather Grove, of Middletown, MD; parents, Shirley and Dick Ridgell, and grandmother, Juanita Ware, of Lewes, DE; and brother, Todd Ridgell, of Brooklyn Park, MD.
The family will receive visitors at Singleton Funeral & Cremation Services, P.A., 1 2nd Avenue SW (at Crain Highway) on Friday, September 27 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at The Church at Severn Run, 8187 Telegraph Rd., Severn, MD 21144 on Saturday, September 28 at 11 a.m. For further information, please visit  

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Published in The Washington Post on Sept. 24, 2013
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