Clinton "Clint" T. Ridenhour, age 89, of Belle, passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Frene Valley South Healthcare Center in Owensville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hardy Benton and Sarah Ann Ridenhour and two brothers, Warren and Winfred Ridenhour.
Clint is survived by; four sons, David and his wife Jean Ridenhour of Doylestown, OH, Kenny and his wife Rose Ridenhour of Jefferson City, Dwight Ridenhour of Belle, and Danny Ridenhour of Owensville; two daughters, Donna Bethmann and her husband Fred of Belle and Janice Dye and her husband Mac of Owensville; ten grandchildren, Thomas and Kimber Crull of Cuba, Jessie Ridenhour of Belle, Justin Ridenhour of Belle, Heather Czechin of Union, Clinton Ridenhour of Belle, Samantha Dickenson of St. Louis, Robert and Katria Morales of St. James, Amy and Ben Richards of Jefferson City, Mark and Autumn Ridenhour of Jefferson City, and Johnathan and Kassi Ridenhour of St. Clair; eight great grandchildren as well as a host of extended family members and friends.
Clinton lived near Lanes Prairie and worked as a farmer. He also did construction work in Texas and Connecticut and was employed at Kingsford for a time. He loved to go to the boats to play the slots and loved giving food to people in need.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 28, 2014, at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle.
In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Frene Valley Alzheimer's Unit in Owensville.
Special thanks to the staff at Frene Valley who helped Clinton. Especially Debbie Faulkner. He felt as though she was part of his family.