Bruce C. Ridout
September 28, 1947 – June 15, 2023
Bruce was born September 28, 1947 in Eldora, Iowa and passed away in Omaha on June 15th, 2023. He was 75 years old and was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Elizabeth Ridout, first wife Virginia “Ginger” Ridout (Foell), and sister Doneta Ridout.
He is survived by his wife Theresa, children Trudy Parrish (Gregg), Barry Ridout (Tracy), grandchildren Abigail, Gabriella, Jacob and Faith, step-grandchildren Curtis and Rachel, step great-granddaughter Harper, sisters Juanita, Joyce and Jan Ridout.
Bruce graduated from Red Oak High School and went on to attend Commercial Extension School of Commerce. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother. He retired from Nebraska Furniture Mart in 2012 after 46 years of service in a variety of positions. He and Theresa met while working at Nebraska Furniture Mart. They celebrated 25 years of marriage this year and they loved to travel together. Bruce loved his family, building and fixing things, was a Cub Scout leader, loved camping and fishing, was an avid fan of the Nebraska Huskers, Omaha & KC Royals and Kansas City Chiefs. He enjoyed helping people and often made new friends wherever he went.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to all of the staff who lovingly cared for Bruce at Fountain View Senior Living community, their memory care unit and Endless Journey Hospice.
Visitation: Wednesday, June 21st from 5-7pm at West Center Chapel
Funeral: Thursday, June 22nd 10:30am at West Center Chapel
Interment: Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery
Light lunch will be served following Interment at West Center Chapel