Ridings was born November 2, 1950 to Leo and Bobbie Ridings in Longview.
He was a commercial fisherman.
He is survived by his two sons, Matt Ridings and Toby Ridings, both of Port Aransas; his mother, Bobbie Ann Freeman of Henderson; and two sisters, Debbie Landwier of Longview and Donna Freeman of Henderson.
A fund for Ridings’ sons, Matt and Toby, has been set up at American Bank, 216 S. Alister St.
Services will be held at a later date.