Troy David Ridgley

Born: Tue., May 18, 1965
Died: Thu., Jun. 29, 2017


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Troy David Ridgley, 52, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg. Born May 18, 1965 in Chambersburg, he was the son of Franklin R. and Judith A. (Hock) Ridgley of Fayetteville, PA. He was husband of Janine M. (Britsch) Ridgley of Chambersburg.

Troy graduated from Chambersburg Senior High School in the Class of 1983. He was a welder for the Frick Company, Waynesboro, PA for more than 16 years. He later followed his passion as a Mechanic where he was the owner and operator of Troy's Automotive Repair, Chambersburg.

Troy attended Chambersburg First Church of God, Chambersburg,and was a member of the National Rifle Association, and the National Hot Rod Association. He enjoyed building engines, making cars go faster and lived for drag racing,

In addition to his wife and parents, Troy is survived by one step daughter, Neely M. Cooper, four stepsons, Steven R. Cooper, Jr., Cody A. Cooper, Dylan R. Cooper and Jeremy S. Cooper, one brother, Shawn A. Ridgley and his wife Michelle R. Ridgely, all of Chambersburg, three step-sisters, Mary E. Cooney, Laura A. Clark both of Middletown, PA and Dawn A. Rohrer of Elizabethtown, PA, two step-grandchildren, Kirra Cooper and Dyson Cooper and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Chambersburg First Church of God, 2230 Grand Point Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202 or to the American Cancer Society, 384 Floral Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

The Kelso Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg has been entrusted with the arrangements. To share condolences, please visit

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Connie Martin
   Posted Fri June 30, 2017
My deepest sympathy to Troy's family. I went to school with Troy. Even though I did know him personally, I know that many were very fond of him.

Connie Martin

Rodney D. Smith
   Posted Fri June 30, 2017
So sorry to hear this. My condolences to all the family. May God Bless everyone during this time.

Carol Ann Henicle
   Posted Sat July 01, 2017
Dear Janine, Sending you sincere sympathy in the passing of your husband. Know that your dad, Maryanne,and Moe will be there for Troy. May God grant you peace and comfort.

Bobbi Golden
   Posted Sat July 01, 2017
Dear Shawn, my heart goes out to you and your family.. I pray that the good Lord is watching over you, giving you the strength and courage you'll need to get through this.
I pray that you feel God's loving arms wrapped around you.
My condolences go out to the entire Ridgley family!

Susan Caldwell Wisocki
   Posted Sun July 02, 2017
I am very sad to hear this news. My deepest sympathies to his whole family. The world has lost a good and caring man. Rest In Peace my friend. 😔

David and Michelle Lushbaugh
   Posted Mon July 03, 2017
Heaven has welcomed Troy, a very special person, yet our hearts still feel the sorrow of him not being here with us. To Troy's family: We are sharing in your loss, and we will continue to keep you in prayer.