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Joseph B. Ridge

October 16, 1948 — September 22, 2023

Terre Haute

Joseph B. Ridge, 74 of Terre Haute, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2023 in his residence.  He was born in Dugger, IN on October 16, 1948 to Marvin O. Ridge and Eloise Hatfield Ridge.

Joseph was a veteran of the United Staes Army and retired from Aldrich Chemical Company.

Joseph is survived by two children; Darla Ollis (Don) and Stacy Long (Kevin), as well as his grandchildren; Jessica Holmes, Brittany Holmes (Anthony), Amber Long, Natasha Long, Angel Long, Cierra Long, Heather Long, Savanah Long, Betty Long, and Kevin Long, as well as several grandchildren.  He is also survived by his ex-wife, Darlene McDonald, and his brothers; Steve Ridge, Jack Ridge, Larry Ridge, Dick Ridge, Dee Guthrie, and Bill Shepherd and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and several siblings.

Graveside services will be held at Watson Cemetery on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Ben Wetherington officiating.  In keeping with his wishes, cremation was chosen.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Fitzpatrick Funeral Home.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

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