Jesse Raymond Ridley, Sr., of Chattanooga, died on July 3, 2012 after a short and sudden battle with respiratory failure.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tabitha Hall; parents, John and Mattie Ridley; brothers, Matthew, Lawrence, and John, Jr.
Jesse will be dearly missed by his wife, Jacqueline Ridley; daughter, Erica Hall; sons, Carlos and Jesse Jr.; sister, Rickey Faye Pierre; brother, Alexander Ridley, and a host of other brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Tuesday, July 10, in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The body will lie in state after noon on Monday, July 9, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.