Ronald Holley Ethridge: June 15, 2019

Published 4:58 pm Saturday, June 15, 2019

AMERICUS — Mr. Ronald Holley Ethridge, age 80, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Mark Carter will officiate.

Mr. Ethridge was born April 24, 1939, in Leslie. He was the son of the late George Edward Ethridge and the late Effie Holley Ethridge. He was a retired truck driver for Georgia Highway Trucking. Mr. Ethridge was a member of Salem United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law Becky Tyler (Howard) of Acworth, Ga., and Michelle Blantz (Michael) of Americus; son Michael Ethridge of Dahlonega, Ga.; a stepdaughter Jodi Vaughan of Bradenton, Fla.; a stepson Jamey Vaughan of Newnan, Ga.; one brother and sister-in-law Reagan Ethridge (Linda) of Leslie, Ga.; a sister-in-law, Thelma Ethridge; six grandchildren Logan Tyler, Nichole Wilson and husband Matt, Meghan Blantz, Thomas Blantz, Rachel Vaughan, Brookins Vaughan, and a great-grandson Landon Wilson.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Ethridge was preceded in death by his wife Sally Dorrity Ethridge, a brother George Ethridge, and a granddaughter Beth Tyler.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sumter Humane Society, 108 Industrial Blvd., Americus GA 31719. To sign the on-line guest book and share your condolences with the family visit  Aldridge Funeral Services, 612 Rees Park, is in charge of these arrangements.