Ridgeway, Paul Robert

Ridgeway, Paul Robert

December 29, 1948 – May 13, 2017
Age 68 of Plymouth.Minneapolis Special Events Expert turned Evangelist, Paul R. Ridgeway, Sr. had a favorite saying he shared with audiences, “God is planning something special for you—Eternal life!” On May 13, 2017, Ridgeway, 68, of Plymouth, died from open heart surgery complications, and his desire to live eternally with Jesus was realized. Ridgeway was recognized nationwide for his talents in special events, both in politics and sports. Most recently he was the host of a Christian talk radio program, “On the Way with Ridgeway” on 980AM. Paul Robert Ridgeway was born December 29, 1948, in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Dewey R. Ridgeway and Mabel (Stay) Ridgeway, eighth of eleven children. When his father suddenly passed away in 1955, Paul became a lifelong foster child to Paul and Edee Lundquist, who loved and cared for him. He is survived by his loving wife Rosalind (Roz), son Paul Jr. (Christina H.), and daughter Christina M., as well as his two granddaughters, Sophia and Isabel. A funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday May 23 at Plymouth Covenant Church, 4300 Vicksburg Lane in Plymouth, with a Reviewal from 5-7 p.m. May 22 and 9-10 a.m. May 23. (Published in the Star Tribune on May 20, 2017)