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Dr. Harold James Ridge, Jr.

Dr. Harold James Ridge, Jr.
  • November 29, 1925 - April 5, 2017
  • Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • Hospice of Charleston
    4975 LaCross Road, Suite 200
    North Charleston, SC 29406-6531
  • or
  • John Wesley United Methodist Church
    626 Savannah Hwy.
    Charleston, SC 29407

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“It is said it "takes a village" to raise a child. As a child in the neighborhood where I grew up with Dr. Ridge's wife, children and family, I know...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Allegood - Charleston, SC

“May Peace Surround The Family of Dr. Harold Ridge at This time and Give Them His Almighty Strength to Get Through This Part of Their Lives. Dr. Ridge...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Charles Clayton and Linda Wimberly Garrett and Family - SC

“What great memories of all of you from my family's Country Club II days! Love and prayers to Ms. Gene, Jimmy, Genie and Jeff ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Melanie Barnett Jeffcoat - SC


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“My dear friends. We have so many wonderful memories especially the dental ones! Of course the one I don't remember but was the main focus of is when...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Alice furman Hills - Johns island, SC

1959 photo from The Exchange Club of Charleston, S. C. roster book. “I have known 'Doc' since I joined the Exchange Club in 1977. We enjoyed the camaraderie of the Club and had many good times during the fairs over...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jimmie Freeman - Summerville, SC


Dr. Harold James Ridge, Jr., 91, of Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina, husband of Mary Eugenia Aull Ridge entered into eternal rest Wednesday, April 5, 2017. A Gathering of Friends will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Harold was born November 29, 1925 in Tifton, Georgia, son of the late Harold James Ridge and Mary Greer Ridge. He was a graduate of the College of Charleston and University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He was a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce 1953-1955, member of The Exchange Club of Charleston for 60 years, past President of S.C. Dental Society, Coastal District, Past President of Charleston Dental Society, and member of John Wesley United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mary "Gene" Ridge of Wadmalaw Island, SC; daughter, Eugenia Elizabeth Ridge of Wadmalaw Island, SC; two sons, L. James Ridge (Nancy) of Pomaria, SC, Jeff Carl Ridge (Shelia) of Greenville, SC; two step-sisters, Virginia Browning, and Dorothy Othersen both of Charleston, SC; four grandchildren, Rachael Casey Hurst, John Calvin Ridge, Tara Kay Ridge, and Cheyanne Lynn Ridge. He was predeceased by a son, John Greer Ridge.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to Hospice of Charleston, 4975 LaCross Road, Suite 200, North Charleston, SC 29406-6531 or John Wesley United Methodist Church, 626 Savannah Highway. Charleston, SC 29407.