Ricky Ridley

Published 12:43 am Saturday, November 26, 2011

Name: Ricky Ridley

Rick Ridley’s favorite professional team is the Dallas Cowboys. -- JAMES ARTIS | TIDEWATER NEWS

Age: 49

Occupation: Parts salesman

Spouse: Melinda L. Ridley

Children’s names: Casper Grant, Tiffany Scott, Deshon Ridley

Church affiliation: Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Como, N.C.

Pet I’d like to own: Pit bull

People say I look like: My mother

Favorite movie of all time: “The Lion King”

TV show I never miss: “Pass Time”

The secret to happiness is: Being honest

I wish I knew how to: Play a guitar

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: “One in a Million” by Larry Graham

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, it would be: Stewed white potatoes, chicken and pork chops

Three words that best describe me: Honest, happy, go-getter

One superpower I wish I had: Speed

Book currently on my nightstand: The Bible

My proudest achievement: My marriage

My most humbling moment: My wedding day

My most recent trip: Hopewell

My life won’t be complete until: I’ve built my own home

My friends think I’m: A good person

I really lose my cool when: People disrespect each other

Favorite college sports: North Carolina Tar Heels

Favorite pro sports team: Dallas Cowboys

Favorite colors: Blue and green

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned and who taught you: Taking care of your own – my mother taught me this

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life: Marriage

Which local charitable or non-profit organization do you wish more people would support: Red Cross

What gives you the blues: People being cruel to each other.

What’s your best childhood memory: Having all my cousins ( 11 of them) staying with me

What’s your recent venture: Traveling to Waverly to participate in a car show.