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Obituary for Jim E. Ridener

Father of James D. Ridener, Funeral Director at Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory

Jim E. Ridener, 75, of Franklin, OH passed away Saturday, October 06, 2018 at his residence. He was born on January 12, 1943 in Wilton, KY to Virgil and Lillian (Burnett) Ridener. He graduated from Franklin High School in 1961. Jim served in the U.S. Army National Guard from 1966-1972. He worked for General Motors at Harrison Radiator in Moraine, OH for 30 years, retiring in 1993. Jim enjoyed fishing, camping, playing cards, and his dogs he had over the years. 

Jim is survived by his son, James D. (Sara) Ridener of Oak Harbor, OH, daughter, Angela J. (Ivan) Madden of Franklin, OH, grandchildren, Alex Nori, Kelsea Madden, Ryan Ridener, Emma Madden, Jacob Ridener, Carson Ridener, and Isaac Ridener, brother, Jerry (Sharon) Ridener, and nephew, Lance Ridener. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 11, 2018 with visitation two hours prior from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home, 40 N. Main St., Springboro, OH. Interment will follow in Woodhill Cemetery, Franklin, OH. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution may consider the Warren County Humane Society, 230 Cook Rd., Lebanon, OH 45036 or The Vineyard Community Church, 4900 N. SR 123, Franklin, OH 45005. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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