Ridge Austin Morris, (AKA Kid RAM), 23, of Columbus, Ohio passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021 at his home despite his best efforts to overcome the disease of addiction.
He was born at Columbus, Ohio on August 18, 1997 a son of Robert A. and Karen Ludwig Morris.
He was a 2016 graduate of Olentangy High School, Lewis Center, Ohio where he loved playing and watching all sports especially basketball, lacrosse and football. He loved music, enjoyed spending time with his friends and was an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns and the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Ridge was preceded in death by four uncles, Glenn and Bruce Ludwig, Richard Smithers, Mike Votchko; two cousins, Dalton and Daniel Ludwig; grandparents, Philip Sr. and Shirley Ludwig, Edward Sr. and Irene Morris and an aunt, Darleen Votchko.
Surviving in addition to his parents are two sisters, Rebecca Ann (Vincent) Fares and daughters, Arabella Fares and Lilianna Fares of Hilliard Ohio, Erica Sims and daughter, Jadeyn Jackson of Oak Island, North Carolina; two aunts, Ann (Ray) Coultrip of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Judy Smithers of Port Clinton, Ohio; five uncles, Dennis (Donna) Morris of Strongsville, Ohio, Edward Jr. (Kathy) Morris of Parma, Ohio, Brian (Diane) Ludwig of Woodsfield, Ohio, Brent Ludwig and companion Teresa Fleeman of Lower Salem, Ohio, Philip (Pamela) Ludwig of Woodsfield, Ohio and several cousins
Friends will be received at the Schoedinger Funeral Home, 5360 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, Ohio Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. followed by a service with Craig Moock officiating.
Friends will then be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78, West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 11:00 a.m. to until time of services at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 3, 2021 with Mark Whitman officiating.
Burial will follow in the Moffat Cemetery, near Woodsfield, Ohio.
Memorials may be made to the Monroe County Humane Society or Crossed Paws, 41383 Stonehouse Road, Woodsfield, Ohio.
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