Monday, January 12, 2015

Philip D. Ridenour (January 7, 2015)

Philip D. Ridenour age 84, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 5:32 P.M. on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at the Versailles Health Care Center. Philip was born August 5, 1930 in Versailles, Ohio to the late William & Ruby (Pearce) Ridenour.

Philip is survived by his wife, M. Yvonne (Crowell) Ridenour whom he married February 10, 1951; daughter, Gretchen Turpen-Sahlin & husband, Monte of Kettering; granddaughter, Najwa Jones & husband, Todd of Dayton; brother & sister-in-law, William & Lois Ridenour of California; and nephews, Steven Ridenour of California and Phil Ridenour of California.

Philip was a retired sales representative for Ideal Electric. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Versailles. Phil was also a member of the Versailles Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2347, Versailles Masonic Lodge #290 F & AM, and Creekside Breakfast Club. Philip never knew a stranger and was always making new friends. He enjoyed going to the Sweet Shop in Versailles to meet his cronies.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, January 12, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church 204 East Wood Street Versailles with Pastor Robert Akins officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles and Monday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made Trinity Lutheran Church in Versailles. Condolences for the family may be expressed through