The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

February 28, 2014

John L. Ridle

Star Beacon

WILLIAMSFIELD — John L. Ridle, age 27, of Williamsfield, Ohio, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.

He was born in Meadville, Pa., on July 24, 1986, a son of Mark F. and Frances “Frankie” Bolding Ridle. He was a 2004 graduate of Pymatuning Valley High School in Andover.

He worked as an gas/oil field worker since he was 19 years old, most recently working for Patterson-UTI Drilling Co. as a rig hand. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing.

He is survived by two daughters, Kimberly Ridle and Lauren Ridle, both of Dorset; his parents, Mark Ridle of Meadville, Pa. and Frankie Ridle of Orwell; a sister, Monica Brown of Williamsfield; a niece, Lilly Brown of Williamsfield; his paternal grandmother, Judy Ridle of Meadville, Pa.; his maternal grandparents, John and Kathleen Bolding of Meadville, Pa.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John A. Ridle.

Calling Hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday, at WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, Pa.

The Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., Monday, at the Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

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