March 20, 1947 - August 30, 2021
Pastor Nathan C. Ridgeway Sr., 74, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Monday, August 30, 2021 in a local hospital. Pastor Ridgeway was born in Monroe, Georgia and he was the son of the late Rosanelle Lancaster Ridgeway and Noah Glyndon Ridgeway. His infant sister, Cheryl Ann Ridgeway, sister, Sandra Ridgeway and brother, Phillip Ridgeway also preceded him in death. He was a graduate of Lee College (Lee University) and served 56 years in ministry. His pastorates include the Church's of God in Vandallia, Ohio, Senatobia, Mississippi, where along with his wife Faye, planted 3 churches in around the city of Senatobia, Dayton, Ohio and Statesville, North Carolina. He also served as Associate Pastor in Canton, Ohio. For more than 23 years, he pastored in Norcross, Georgia. He also served on various boards including the State Youth Boards in North Carolina and Ohio and the M.I.P. board in North Carolina. He served as a Rector for the Tres Dias Organization and he was very active in the Full Gospel Business Men's Association especially in North Carolina. He was an avid reader, especially when it comes to Theology and Doctrine. Most of all, Pastor Ridgeway was known for his "Pastor's Heart" and his love to witness, telling all about the saving grace of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! He was a member of the North Cleveland Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Faye Ridgeway of Cleveland, daughter, Ali Elizabeth Campagna (Chris), Fortuna, California, son, Pastor Nathan C. "Nate" Ridgeway Jr. (Robin Bowden Ridgeway), Cleveland, grandchildren, Kells Weatherby III, Nathan Ridgeway III, Isaac Weatherby, Abigail Ridgeway, Ava Campagna, Anna Kate Compagna and Emma Compagna, sisters, Germaine Davis (Andrew), Diane Pratt all of Atlanta, Georgia, brothers, Victor Ridgeway (Susan), Macon, Georgia, Eric Ridgeway (Jeanette), Monroe, Georgia, nieces and nephews. The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 12 P. M. at the North Cleveland Church of God, Main Sanctuary, with Bishop Dennis McGuire, Pastor Mark Williams, Dr. O Wayne Brewer, and Bishop Terry Bowden officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with family and friends serving as casket bearers. The family will receive friends from 11 A. M. until 12 P. M. Saturday at the North Cleveland Church of God. The Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel has charge of the arrangements. You may share your condolences and your memories with the Ridgeway family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.
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