Charles Evans Ridge, 96, of Hillsville, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Twin County Regional Hospital.
He was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Charles Edmond Ridge and Mary Lee Cranford Ridge;
Survivors include his wife, Betty Key Ridge; daughters, Ruthie Griggs and twins, Jane Burton and Jean Crist; son and daughter-in-law, Elliott and Hope Ridge; three nieces; a nephew; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and great-great one.
A graveside service was held at Wilkinson Cemetery on Saturday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Ty Harrison, the Rev. John DuVall officiated and David Bays conducted Masonic rites.
Memorials may be made to Hillsville FUMC, P.O. Box 356, Hillsville, Va. 24343 or to the charity of your choice.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com.
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family.
1035 N MAIN ST P.O. BOX 145 Hillsville, VA 24343-0145
Published in Galax Gazette from Sept. 17 to Sept. 18, 2012