James Lavander Ridges, 37, of Bakersfield, California, entered into eternal rest Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Kerns Medical Center in Bakersfield, California.
Funeral service will be held 11am, Monday, April 16, 2018 at Deliverance Evangelistic Temple. Interment will follow immediately after the service at Coastal Carolina Veteran's Cemetery with Military Honors. A visitation will be held 3pm, Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Saunders Funeral Home.
Survivors include daughters, Jamaria Ridges, Ayanna Walling, Karma Ridges, all of Bakersfield, California, Alaysia Ridges of Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Jamese Ridges of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; son, James Ridges, Jr. of Bakersfield, California; mother, Geraldine Hassell of Jacksonville; sister, Renae Jackson of Jacksonville, North Carolina; brothers, Nehemiah Ridges and Elijah Ridges, both of Jacksonville, Kelvin Howard of Wilmington, North Carolina, Robert Ridges of Bayboro, North Carolina; special friend, Cassandra Walling of Bakersfield, California.