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Ohio Obituaries - 1958 - William Ridinger

William Ridinger Dies

Retired Erie Engineer

William S. Ridinger, 73, of 156 Brainard Drive, retired locomotive engineer, died of a heart attack at 1:15am Sunday, at his home. Mr Ridinger was born Oct 3, 1885, in Baden, WVa., a son of Alexander and Margaret Gerlach Ridinger, and came to Youngstown 58 years ago from Baden. He retired 3 years ago from the Erie Railroad where he had worked 53 years. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Besides his wife, the former Sarah Timlin, whom he married 46 years ago, he leaves two sons, Dr Paul E. of East Lansing, Mich., and Dr Wayne S. of Youngstown; a daughter, Ruth Ridinger of Youngstown; two brothers, John of Grand Rapids, Mich, and Karl of Youngstown; five sisters, Mrs Frank Harris of Girard, Mrs Dorris Semple, Mrs Irvine Sass, and Mrs Ida Chapman, all of Bristolville, and Mrs Fred Lineberger of Grand Rapids and 6 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday at the Davis-Velker Funeral Home, where friends may call Tuesday evening.

Date of Death: November 2, 1958

Source: Youngstown Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio Nov. 2, 1958

Submitted by Great-Niece Of Sarah Timlin-Ridinger - Catherine Timlin-Hebb


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