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Posted on: July 13, 2023

Statement on the Passing of Brock Ridge

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For over 45 years Brock Ridge dedicated his life to shaping the minds of countless students as an esteemed educator. His unwavering commitment to education and his passion for empowering young minds will forever be remembered by those fortunate enough to have been under his tutelage.

Mr. Ridge's impact extended far beyond the classroom. He served on the Onslow County Museum Advisory Board for three consecutive terms serving as Chairman for much of that time. As a former history teacher, educator, and community leader he brought a deep understanding of the importance of preserving and sharing the history of Onslow County with students and adults. Mr. Ridge also dedicated time serving as a Trustee of the Onslow County Public Library Advisory Board where he advised on library policy and acted as an ambassador for Onslow County’s library system.

Tim Foster, Chairman of the Onslow County Board of Commissioners, issued a statement:

“On behalf of the Onslow County Board of Commissioners, we extend our heartfelt sympathies to Mr. Ridge's family, friends, and all those whose lives he touched. May his memory continue to inspire us as we strive to carry forward his spirit of education, community service, and dedication to making Onslow County a better place for all.”

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