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Jimmy Lee (Sr.) Ridge

January 23, 1942 ~ October 15, 2020 (age 78)

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Jimmy Lee "Gunslinger" Ridge, Sr. (78) passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a member of Wesley's Chapel Worship Center. He enjoyed fishing, dancing and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a mechanic by trade.

Services are 2 pm Sunday, October 18, 2020 in the Booneville Chapel of Kesler Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Wayne Bridges officiating. Visitation will be 12-2 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the New Site Cemetery.

Jimmy is survived by his son, Timothy Ridge of Corinth; his daughter, Carolyn Staggs (Ricky) of Hickory Flat; his brothers, Bobby Ridge (Jo Anne) of MI, Dale Ridge (Donna) of Booneville and Tracy Ridge of Booneville; his sisters, Margie Heidbrink of MI, Sandy Hill (Ricky) of MI, Connie Lane (Lynn) of Booneville, Glenda Ridge of Booneville and Vicky Copeland of Baldwyn; his grandchildren, Patricia Lambert, John Knight (Ginger), Christina Windham (David), Tabatha Riccardi (Sal), Michael Knight (Chelsea), Brandon Ross (Heather), Megan Carpenter and Lee Staggs and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia George Ridge; his parents, Jessie and Queenie Ridge; his son, Jimmy Lee Ridge, Jr. and his great-grandson, Paxton Knight.

Pallbearers are; Brison, Lane, Michael, Lee, Brandon and Sal.


October 18, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Kesler Funeral Home, Inc.
114 Gaston RD
Booneville, MS 38829

Funeral Service

October 18, 2020

2:00 PM
Booneville Chapel

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