March 30, 1934 ~ June 26, 2022
New Orleans, Louisiana
Resided in: San Antonio, Texas
Samuel Eugene Ridley was born to the parentage of Will James Ridley and Eloise Stewart Ridley in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 30th, 1934. He was one of twelve children born to this great union.
Samuel completed his education then joined the U.S. Army in May 1956. He served in the medical field and was later discharged with honors. Samuel worked for Braniff Airlines as a Skycap, he was also a Master Carpenter and enjoyed the simple things in life. He had a loving heart, always helping others obtain their goals. It was said that
“he’ll give you the shirt off his back” and he literally did.
He was a believer in his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He believed in One Lord, One Faith, and One Baptism. Samuel enjoyed studying and applying God’s word in his life. He knew without a doubt he had hope that goes beyond this world.
Samuel (Dad) your soft calm voice, humble, and peaceful spirit will be truly missed by all the lives you have touched. You will always have a special place in our hearts.
Samuel Ridley departed this life on Sunday, June 26th, 2022 at the age of 88.
Cemetery: July 14, 2022 1:15 pm
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX United States