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David Eugene Riddle

August 3, 1937 — July 13, 2022

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David Eugene Riddle was born August 3, 1937 in Spruce Pine, NC (Mitchell County) to Nathan and Elizabeth Jane Davenport Riddle.  He passed from this life on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at his home.


David was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.  He was also a devoted Christian and an active member of Centre Friends Meeting.  David was an Army Veteran of  the Korean War. He was employed as a truck driver for Cone Mills and as a welder and plant foreman at Superior Stone Company before his retirement. He was a gifted musician and enjoyed playing bluegrass music with "The Bluegrass Connection", "McPherson Brothers", "Greg Corbett and Backwoods Bluegrass", and "Never Too Late".  He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Eloise Huie Riddle; Sisters, Dorothy Clontz and Mary Dellinger; and Brother James Riddle.


He is survived by his sons, Calvin Riddle and his wife Margaret of Archdale and Dalen Riddle and his wife Melissa of Sophia; Grandchildren, Adam, Jake, and Campbell Riddle; Brothers, Nathan Riddle, Jr., Sam Riddle, and Johnny Riddle; and Sisters, Lois Huskins and Joyce Poteat.


Mr. Riddle will lie in repose Sunday, July 17, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM at Centre Friends Meeting, 325 NC-62 East, Greensboro, NC.  A Celebration of Life service will follow at 3:00 PM. Burial will follow in the Meeting Cemetery with military honors by the Randolph County

Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends following in the Meeting Fellowship Hall.


Memorials may be made to Centre Friends Meeting, 325 NC-62 East, Greensboro, NC 27406 or Hospice of Randolph County, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, NC  27204.

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