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Dale "Nick" Ridgeway

September 18, 1941 - November 30, 2017

Muncie – On Nov. 30, 2017 at 9:50pm, Dale “Nick” Ridgeway passed away at 76 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, IN.

Nick was born on September 18, 1941 in Eaton, OH. He was a captain in the Air Force for seven years. Soon after, he graduated college with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. After thi…READ MORE

Muncie – On Nov. 30, 2017 at 9:50pm, Dale “Nick” Ridgeway passed away at 76 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, IN.

Nick was born on September 18, 1941 in Eaton, OH. He was a captain in the Air Force for seven years. Soon after, he graduated college with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. After this time, he managed a couple of Dairy Queens. Then, he worked as an Insurance Agent in Yorktown, IN for 25 years until he retired.

Throughout this time, Nick participated in Tiger Taekwondo in which he earned his black belt. Later, he drove for local businesses: Ball State University, Townsend Tree Service, and Yorktown Community Schools until the age of 75.

During his life, Nick met many people that are now left with wonderful memories of his intelligence, care, consideration, and hard work. Family was very important to him and he loved when everyone could spend time together. He was also a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

Nick was survived by his wife of 36 years, Debra Ridgeway of Muncie, IN; his five children Dr. Alan Ridgeway and Steven Ridgeway of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Nicholas, Nicole, and Holly Ridgeway of Muncie, IN; 4 beautiful grandchildren, lots of nephews, nieces, and other relatives. His sisters Pamela Ridgeway Dolby of Vero Beach, FL; Mary Jo Ridgeway of Southampton, NY; and Lauren “Jean” Aragon of Miami, FL also survive him.

Nick was predeceased by his oldest sister Holly Ridgeway Settlemyre and his parents Clarence “Pete” and Mary Ridgeway.

On December 5, 2017 family and friends may come to The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel for calling hours from 4:00 until 6:00pm. The funeral service will be held at 6:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


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