Jeffery (Jeff) Paul Ridenour

Jeffery “Jeff” Paul Ridenour, age 60 of Lawrence, passed away March 13, 2024. Jeff was born June 30, 1963 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma to parents Clarence and Janet “Yvonne” Ridenour. Jeff was a graduate of Lawrence High School and after that worked for many years in the lawncare business. He was a fan of the Kansas Jayhawks, KC Royals and Chiefs and the Oklahoma Sooners. Jeff also enjoyed the summer trips to Lake of the Ozarks with cousins, Gary, Janette, Marsha and Mike.

Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Yvonne; brothers, Bobby and Teddy Ridenour and Grizzly the DOG. He is survived by his daughters, Leia Robbins-Funk and Trish Burge and their families; son, Tyler Ridenour; sister-in-law, Vicki Ridenour and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank good friends, Jeff Cassity, Chad Price, Jules Still, Rod Daugherty and the rest of the PLS family for all the love and care they have shown Jeff over the years.

Graveside Services are set for 11:00 A.M. Monday, March 18, 2024 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. Arrangements are with Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home of Lawrence. Family and friends are welcome to visit the funeral home from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Sunday to register and pay their respects. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made in Jeff’s honor to Awaking Hope, P.O. Box 700209, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74170.

Messages & Condolences

From Debbie D’Armond...

To the Ridenour daughters and son Tyler, your dad will be missed by my family and I. Jeff was a wonderful guy. And a special friend. He Loved listening to Elvis. And he had a awesome Smile that would light up any room. So sorry for your Loss. I know Jeff Loved his children dearly. May the Lord wrap his Loving arms around you all and give you peace and comfort during this time.

From Rusty Bruns...

So very sorry to read of Jeff’s passing. We were classmates and I always enjoyed running into him through the years. Jeff was that guy who was fun to be around and could always put a smile on your face. He will definitely be missed!

From Scott Holzmeister...

Sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing, we played a lot of softball back in the early years. He will be missed

From Gary Howard...

Sorry to hear about Jeff’s passing we ran together during high school and did a lot of bowling He was a good man and I will miss him for sure

From Bruce Howard...

Sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing, he and I were a couple years a part in school and actually worked together for a couple years right after high school. He was a great person and will be missed.

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