Pete James Ridgway © Cheyenne Star Submitted by: Wanda Purcell
Pete James Ridgway, 67, of the Roll Community was born October 21, 1916 to Joseph Ray and Vera Ridgway in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma and passed from this life Friday morning August 31, 1984 in the Presbyterian Hospital in Oklahoma City.
Pete moved to Texas in 1930.
On October 18, 1935 to Evalyn Regina Welling in Panhandle, Texas. In September of 1979 they moved back to the Roll Community to make their home.
Mr. Ridgway was employed by Precision Instrumentation and Phillips Petroleum.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #811 in Borger, Texas.
Those who preceded him in death were his parents and one daughter, Duala Regina Stewart.
Survivors include his wife, Evalyn of the home; two grandsons, James William Tanner and Michael James Stewart of Roll; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the Magnolia Baptist Church with A. L. Martin and Galen Isaacs officiating.
Graveside services were conducted by the Masonic Lodge with interment following in the Llano Cemetery in Amarillo, Texas.
Active pallbearers were Freeman Ridgeway, Tom Barber, Jim Barber, Vern Platts, Daniel Newsom and Woodrowe Barber.
Honorary pallbearers were M. H. Vaughn and Jimmy Barber.
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