Trigger Ricardo Wooldridge passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020, at his home in Savannah, Ga., after an extended struggle with a combination of illnesses.

He was born in Chard Somerset, England, on April 30, 1947, to Samuel and Ramona (Allesandro) Wooldridge and came to the U.S. as an infant with his family.

Trigger grew up in Lexington. He attended Lylburn Downing School. After school, he worked various jobs as a cook. Trigger served faithfully in various churches in Lake City, Fla.; Jacksonville, Fla., and Savannah, Ga.; in his later life, he was called to serve as a bishop.

Trigger is preceded in death by his parents Samuel and Ramona (Allesandro) Wooldridge; his sisters Ramona Wooldridge and Manola Stardust Whitehead; and a brother, Red Cloud Wooldridge.

He is survived by his spouse, Thomasina Wooldridge; daughters Tonyette Wooldridge and Shakquana Wooldridge; a granddaughter by marriage, Genesis Cook; a brother, Blue Wooldridge (Annie), and a host of host of other relatives and friends.

A public celebration of Trigger’s life is postponed until the suitable containment of the coronavirus.

The family wishes to thank thoughtful friends, relatives and their contributions - every prayer, thought, visit and gesture; they are deeply appreciated. N-G

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