Charlie Frank Ridings

Published 12:40 pm Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Charlie Frank Ridings, 70, of Mocksville, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House in Winston-Salem.

He was born July 23, 1951 in Forsyth County to the late Harvey Benbow and Erie Mozelle Adams Ridings. Mr. Ridings had owned and operated Tub Savers prior to becoming disabled. He loved camping, going to car shows, and listening to old country music.   Mr. Ridings was of the Baptist faith, and a giving man; he would do anything he could to help others. He was a loving father who loved his kids and was an excellent husband.

He was also preceded in death by: a sister, Linda Pegram; and a granddaughter, Amanda Grace Ridings.

Survivors: his wife, Rosalind Kay Bodenheimer Ridings; children, Robert Grey Ridings, Melissa O’Neal (Eric), and Katelyn R. Ridings (Christopher); siblings, Tommy Wayne Ridings (Glenda), and Beatrice Phibbs; grandchildren, Christopher Ridings, Robert Zachary Ridings, Kayla O’Neal, and Austin William Kincaid; and great-grandsons, Silas and Ryker Maddry.

A funeral service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20 at Lambert Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Winston-Salem. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 at the funeral home. There will be a live webcast of his service on the Lambert Funeral Home website as well as by visiting

Memorials: Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.