Billy Harrington Ridings, 93, of Buena Vista died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Shenandoah Valley Health and Rehab Center.

Billy Harrington Ridings, 93, of Buena Vista died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Shenandoah Valley Health and Rehab Center.  He was born June 9, 1924, in Buena Vista, and was the son of the late Brotherton Ridings and Janie Johnson Ridings.

Mr. Ridings retired from Modine.  He served in the U S Navy and just received recognition for serving 70 years in the American Legion.

He is also preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Marion Tesch Ridings.

Surviving are his sons, William “Billy” Ridings of Roanoke and Robert “Bobby” Ridings, Houston, Texas.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, at Bolling, Grose and Lotts Funeral Home by Pastor Butch Grow. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rockbridge Area Hospice.

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