Ross Richard Ridenour, 84, of North Apollo, passed away quietly in his home on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. He was born Sunday, June 2, 1935 in Brownstown, Pa., the son of the late John A. and Mary Horrell Ridenour. He enjoyed deep sea fishing, hunting, puzzles, gardening, was a fixer upper , was noted for his green thumb and loved being with his family. He is survived by his children, Shelby Miller and her husband, Bruce, of Apollo, Jerry Ridenour and his wife, Linda, of Washington Twp. and Janie McIIwain and her husband, Barry, of Shady Plain, 5 grandchildren, Jodie Edder and her husband, Nick, James McIIwain, Joseph McIIwain, Michael Dixon and Jennifer Schaefer and her husband, Jeff, 5 great grandchildren, Emma and Noah Edder, Julian, Madeline and Andrew Schaefer, 2 brothers, William Ridenour of Apollo and John “Jack” Ridenour and his wife, Betty, of Indiana and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shelda Jean Byrne Ridenour, 2 infant children, Robert William Ridenour (1955) and Deborah Ann Ridenour (1956) and a brother, Cecil Robert Ridenour. At his request, all funeral services were private. All arrangements were entrusted to the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home LTD, 1916 Moore Ave., North Apollo, Pa. Family suggests Memorial contributions be made in Ross’s name to the Pa. Hero Walk.
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