Gary Eugene Ridings, also known as "Babyface Nelson," 65, of Campobello, SC passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. He was born in Spartanburg, SC on January 16, 1953 to the late Robert Daniel and Ima Jean Scoggins Ridings.
He is survived by a daughter, Kayla Ridings Maznaritz and husband, Chris of Kailua, Hawaii and one grandson, Mason. He is also survived by brothers, Harry Ridings of Inman, SC and Daniel Ridings of Paisley, Florida.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by daughter, Monica; brother, Eddie Dale and nephew, Micheal.
He was a heavy equipment operator, landscaper and carpenter. Gary was an avid hunter, fisherman, a free spirit, loved beautiful sunsets and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at a later date.
In lieu for flowers memorials may be made to the Gary Ridings Memorial Fund, C/O Petty Funeral Home, PO Box 368, Landrum, SC 29356.
"When I come to the end of the Road
And the sun has set for me
I want no tears in a gloom filled room
Why cry for a soul set free."