Steven E. Ridley, 67, of Nobleboro, passed away unexpectedly on August 12, 2018. Steve was born in Lewiston, ME, and moved to Nobleboro, with his parents, as a toddler in 1952. He attended Nobleboro Central School and graduated from Lincoln Academy in 1969. He then attended college in Mitchell, SD. He lived in Nebraska for a few years in the 1970’s.
Steven worked in a variety of retail settings throughout his adulthood. He was a successful gardener and turned many gardens into beautiful spaces. His other interests included zoos, the world’s religions, and politics.
He was predeceased by his mother, Mona.
Steven is survived by his father, Malcolm; his sister, Kathleen and husband William; his children, Sarah, Iain and wife Tatiana, and Steven; his grandchildren, Cody, Kaleigh, Catherine, and Elizabeth; his nephew, Andrew and wife Edwina; and nieces, Tessa and husband Peter, and Anne.
A celebration of Steve’s life will be at a later date. If desired, donations in Steve’s memory may be made to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, PO Box 234, Boothbay, ME 04537; or to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543. Condolences, and messages for his family, may be expressed by visiting: www.StrongHancock.com.