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| April/May 1995

  • In Memoriam

  • In Memoriam

DONALD L. RIDGWAY, 80, of Xenia, Ohio, passed away December 27, 1994. He was born in Highland County, Ohio, on December 24, 1914.

Don owned and operated the Ridgway Camper Sales in Xenia, Ohio, before retiring. He was past president and an honorary lifetime member of the Old Timers Club of Xenia, Ohio. He was a member of the Florida Flywheelers. He served as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels at Greene Memorial Hospital of Xenia.

In addition to his wife Edris, whom he married on February 6, 1935, he is survived by one son and two daughters.

Don was a collector of small gas engines, and at most shows that he would attend he was known as the Briggs & Stratton man.

Don will be missed by many people.

WALDO McCOY, 75, of Port William Road, Wilmington, Ohio, passed away October 13, 1994. He was born in Xenia, Ohio, and had farmed all of his life.


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