Myron Gene Ridgeway, 82, rural Andrews, died at 12:55 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Miller’s Merry Manor West in Wabash. He was born Dec. 1, 1938, in LaFontaine, to Marvin and Martha (Deafenbaugh) Ridgeway.
Myron was a 1957 graduate of Noble Township High School and attended the Purdue University Short Course. He married Linda Miller at the Church of the Brethren in Wabash on June 26, 1960. He was a maintenance engineer at Wabash County Hospital, retiring after 34 and a half years. After retirement, Myron worked part-time mowing at Etna Acres Golf Course. He was a member of the Wabash Elks Lodge and the Hospital Engineers Association. Myron enjoyed golfing, bowling, woodworking, and being outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Ridgeway, Andrews; two children: Paula (Keith) Whiting, North Manchester; and Les (Dana) Ridgeway, Milford; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister and brothers: Marilyn (Allen) Shinn, Bunker Hill; Merlin (Jane) Ridgeway, LaFontaine; Mike (Mary Lou) Ridgeway, Inman, S.C.; Brian (Sherry) Ridgeway, Lagro; and Ronnie Garrison, Denver, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Gary Ridgeway who died Aug. 12, 2008; and his brother, Max Ridgeway.
Graveside services and burial will be 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, 1100 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Joel Wallenback officiating. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.
Preferred memorial is Huntington University Softball Program.