Timothy A. Ridenour, 56 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday September 4, 2016 with his loving wife and caregiver by his side at the James Cancer Center at Ohio State University Medical Center. He was born September 20, 1959 in Shelby, Ohio the son of Jean & Mel Evenden of Troy and the late Clarence Ridenour. He served in the United States Navy. He retired from the Greenville Fire Department in 2008.
He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church; Knights of Columbus; he was a Boy Scout Leader; Lehman Catholic Music Department; Rolling 50s Car Club; President of the Greater Ohio Fire Safety Educators for several years; Fire Safety Educator for the Greenville Fire Department; he built the fire truck book case at the Greenville Library; he was a welder; and would do anything for anybody at any time.
He is preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his mother and step father; his wife of almost 34 years Mary Ann Ridenour; sons: Christopher Ridenour, Kevin Ridenour and fiancé Brooke; brothers & sisters & spouses: Ken & Ann Ridenour, Nita & Juan Rivera, John & Deb Ridenour, Jim Ridenour, Sally & Alan Dunavent, & Patrick Ridenour; numerous step siblings; & numerous nieces & nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday September 9, 2016 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 233 West Third Street, Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Fr. Ken Baker Celebrant. Family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. The Knights of Columbus will do a Rosary Service at 7:45 PM on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Darke County or Lehman Catholic High School.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com