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Lawrence "Larry" Manning Ridgeway, Jr.

Lawrence "Larry" Manning Ridgeway, Jr.
  • March 14, 1938 - July 24, 2017
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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“Now you are with your brother Herb. RIP gr uncle of my granddaughters Hailee and Ava and sweet uncle of my son in law Devin. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: MARGERY VARNER - SAN DIEGO, CA

“Sandy,I am so sorry to hear about Larry. Thoughts and prayers to you and the family, may you always remember the good times. ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Sandra Farrow - Chester, VA

“To the Ridgeway family, I am very sorry for the loss of your dad. Larry was a successful businessman, a fine steward of the community and a great...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Tifini and family,I am so sorry for the loss of your father. I pray for strength for you and your family at this very difficult time. Love and God...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Paula Weatherford Dahlke

“I am praying for Gods love and strength during this most difficult time. Uncle Larry will be missed. Love you to all my cousins. Chris ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Duane & Christine Lynch - SC

“I am so sorry to hear of his passing. My deepest condolences. Amelia Hundley Gaillard. (His cousin "little Amelia" ) ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Amelia Gaillard - Jacksonville, FL

“Lynn so sorry to hear of your dad passing. I never did find out if we were related but maybe. However, my mother told me many years ago that we were...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Linda Rumph - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Judy and I are so sorry for your loss. You dad was a special guy and our days together wrestling Folly Beach from the powers of darkness were...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: John Manzi - Folly Beach, SC

“Sandy, I was so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. He was one of (my brother) Clint's very best friends since high school. You both were so kind to...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Patti Childress - Mt. Pleasant, SC

10 of 19 | Posted by: Carolyn Dixon - Hartsville, SC

“Tifini and Family, I will keep SO MANY wonderful memories of you and I with your father during our swim team days in Hobcaw. I loved his laugh! ...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Jill Lavka - boston, MA

“You have our deepest sympathy.Peggy & Diether von Frankenberg ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Peggy von Frankenberg - SC

13 of 19 | Posted by: Eddie Weekley - Mount Pleasant, SC

“To the Ridgeway family, I am sorry to hear of your loss.I sincerely hope that all of your memories help you through these difficult times.All of...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Jimmy Hayes - Ravenel, SC

“Lynn and Ben and family,We are so very sorry for your loss and know how hard this is for you all. We know that you did so much and enjoyed the time...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Stokes-Rhodes - Charleston, SC

“Tifini and FamilySo sorry to hear of the passing of your Father, we remember him from or years in Hobcaw. Be blessed with the years you had together...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Alice and Tony Lavka - Fort Wayne, IN

“To Sandra and LynnFor the last 7 or 8 years I played tennis with Larry Bill Mullenusually as his partner .His love for tennis and a good laugh not...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Bill Mullen - Friend

“Sandy, so sorry to hear about Larry. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Tesa Livingston ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Tesa Livingston - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Trey Please know Deborah and I are thinking of you and your sisters during this time and know I will always be here for you.Harden and Deborah ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Harden Gainey - Hartsville, SC

Lawrence "Larry" Manning Ridgeway, Jr., 79, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Sandra Allen Ridgeway entered into eternal rest Monday, July 24, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Monday, July 31, 2017 in the Church of the Nativity Catholic Church, 1061 Folly Road at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends Sunday, July 30, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Larry was born March 14, 1938 in Charleston, SC, son of the late Lawrence Manning Ridgeway and Ruth Rans Ridgeway. He served in the U.S. Army as a linguistics specialist for signals intelligence. Larry's life work was being a devoted husband and father and founder of American Spool and Packaging, Inc (AMSPAK) which continues today as a thriving third generation family business. He was an avid tennis player and member at Maybank Tennis Center. Larry was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church of Mt. Pleasant.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Sandra Ridgeway of Charleston, SC; two daughters, Lynn Ridgeway Curry (Ben) of Charleston, SC, Tifini Ridgeway Stafford (Alex) of Florence, SC; son, Lawrence "Trey" Manning Ridgeway, III., (Brooke) of Florence, SC; adopted niece, Kelly Clements of Mt. Pleasant, SC; sister, Beverly R. Sweatman of IL; two stepsons, Chad Swiler, and Mika Swiler (Kristin); step-daughter, Andrea Templeton of Charleston, SC; eight grandchildren, Elliott, Matt, Lucas, Shay, Ryan, Carsyn, Lillian, Lydia; two great-grandchildren, Charlotte and Finn.

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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Association for Alzheimer and Dementia Research, 2090 Executive Hall Road, Suite 130, Charleston, SC 29407 or to a charity of your own choice.