1930 – 2015

LEWISTON — Leonard E. Ridley Sr., 84, of Lisbon passed away Tuesday, April 14, at the Marshwood Nursing Care Center in Lewiston.

He was born in Lisbon on June 10, 1930, a son of the late John and Avis (Beal) Ridley. He grew up in the Lisbon area and attended local schools. Leonard married Roberta Darling on July 15, 1950, in Sabattus.

For much of Leonard’s life, he was a self-employed construction business owner and operator. He will always be remembered for his love and passion for his work and his enjoyment of dancing.

He is survived by his three children; Everett and his wife, Vicki Ridley, of Lewiston, Roland Ridley of Lisbon, and Tina-Marie Berger and her husband, John, of Maryland; his siblings, Ethel Gagne, Lillian Leet, Bea Fletcher, Eva Plummer, Betty Rideout, Beverly Leighton, Linda Poulin and John, Eugene and George Ridley; his 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his loving wife, Roberta; a son, Leonard Ridley Jr.: and three siblings, Raymond, Shirley and Phyllis.

Condolences may be shared with the family at www.crosmanfuneralhome.com.

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