Ronald F. Ridenour|
LORAIN – Ronald F. Ridenour, 52, passed away after a long illness on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Anchor Lodge Nursing Home in Lorain, OH surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Lorain, OH on September 17, 1961 to his loving parents, Richard and Erlinda (nee: Gutierrez) Ridenour.
Ron graduated from Lorain Catholic High School, Class of 1981.
He was a salesman for RJ Reynolds and later was the owner and proprietor of Rag's Wine and Beverage until 2003.
Ron was a past president, a coach and a proud sponsor of Lorain Youth Baseball, he was essential in starting the F League and later he was inducted in the Lorain Youth Baseball Hall of Fame.
He is survived by his sons, Rick Ridenour of Elyria and Steven (Britney) Ridenour of Delaware; ex-wife, Anna (nee: Alicea) Ridenour; mother, Erlinda Ridenour of Lorain; brothers, Richard Ridenour Jr. of Ft. Worth, TX and Raymond Ridenour of Lorain; sisters, Colleen Ridenour of Lorain, Carolyn (Jawan) Robinson of Fairview Park, Celinda (Mark) Notarberardino of Bay Village and Catie (Jacob) Grasso of Amherst; granddaughter, Maggie Louise of Delaware and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Ridenour.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan- Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services (440) 244-1961, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH on Friday, July 11, 2014 from 1:00 until the time of the funeral service at 7:00 PM. A private burial service will be held at a later date at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain, OH.
Memorial donations may be made at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhoome.com.
Published in The Morning Journal on July 10, 2014