On August 7, 2003 JAMES WILSON RINGGOLD beloved husband of Carol R. Wittelsberger Ringgold (nee Ripperger); devoted father of James W. Ringgold, Jr. and his wife Judy, James Randolph Ringgold and his wife Patricia and Carole Blakeley and her husband Steve; dear stepfather of Bridget Gallant, Mary Carol Mann, Gretchen Cassidy, Mary Lorretta Miller, Raymond, J. Kurt, Elizabeth and Hans Wittelsberger and Mary Regina Harman; dear brother of John Ringgold. Also survived by 20 grandchildren and his first wife Sally Ringgold. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (Beltway Exit 26A) on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated in the St. Joseph Texas Church on Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Alzheimer's Assoc., 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.
THE BALTIMORE SUN