Eugene W. Ridall
unknown - October 25, 2013
Eugene W. Ridall, 72, of Syracuse, entered unto rest on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Born in Syracuse on Feb. 20, 1941, he was a graduate of Valley High School and Syracuse University. Eugene worked for the ESM School District for 15 years. He attended Fayetteville United Methodist Church and was a member of the Syracuse Gem and Mineral Society. He was also an educational volunteer at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. Eugene was an Army Veteran having served in the 1st Air Calvary. He was predeceased by his wife Roxanna G. Ridall in 1998, his father Justus Laverne Ridall, Sr., brother Justus Laverne Ridall, Jr. and his sister Karen Kuznia.
Survivors: his son Paul Whitney Ridall with his wife Jennifer of East Syracuse; mother Alma Ridall of Syracuse and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Services: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Fayetteville United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Calling hours: from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the church, 601 East Genesee St., Fayetteville. Contributions: Rosamond Gifford Zoo, 1 Conservation Place, Syracuse, New York 13207. For a guest book, directions, and florists, please visit: scheppfamily.com.