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Robert W. Ridgeway, 65, of Cambridge died July 3, 2012, at Dorchester General Hospital.
He was born May 1, 1947, in Washington, D.C., to the late Ernest B. and Doris Arnold Ridgeway.
He graduated from Bladensburg High School. On July 2, 1966, he married Kathleen Scully. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea from 1966 until 1968. He worked for the Secret Service and retired in 1990. He enjoyed street rods, boating and being with his family. He was a member of the National Hot Rod Association and the Cambridge Church of the Nazarene.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Ridgeway of Cambridge; daughters, Annette Ridgeway of Edgewater and Christine A. Ridgeway-Embrey and her husband, Mark, of St. Leonard; son, Robert W. Ridgeway Jr. and his wife, Nan, of Edgewater; grandchildren, Erik, Genevieve, Emilie, Graeme and Evangeline; brothers, Allen Ridgeway of Springhill, Fla., and Burnnell Ridgeway of Cumming, Ga.; sister, Darlene Ridgeway of Springhill, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at Cambridge Church of the Nazarene in Cambridge, with the Rev. Richard and the Rev. Sharon Prahl officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cambridge Church of the Nazarene, 97 Sandy Hill Road, Cambridge, MD 21613.
Arrangements are being provided by Thomas Funeral Home in Cambridge.