May 19, 1927 ~ May 8, 2011

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Frank Clayton Riddle, 83, of Asheville, went home to be with the Lord on May 8, 2011, surrounded by his family. A native of Buncombe Co., he was a son of the late Jason Thomas and Kate Parham Riddle. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Don Riddle. Mr. Riddle was a member of Newfound Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Clara Sluder Riddle; son, Dr. Bruce Clayton Riddle and wife Diana Horne Riddle; brothers, Richard Boyd Riddle and wife Vera, Carl Parham Riddle, and Bobby Riddle and wife Ida; grandchildren, Joshua, Kaitlyn, Daniel, and Gracie; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service for Mr. Riddle will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at Newfound Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Phillips officiating. Interment will follow in the church's cemetery. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

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  1. Aunt Clare, Bruce, Dana and children. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless and keep all of you. Patricia and family

  2. Dear Clara and family, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family in your loss. Oletta Sluder and Pearlie Radcliff kept us informed about Frank and Shirley. Both are in a much better place with no more suffering or pain. Cherish your memories. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. Again our deepest sympathy.

  3. Dear Clara,
    I just heard of your loss of Frank today. My heart goes out to you. All my memories of Frank as we grew up as children are pleasant ones. We could all admire Frank because he was an example of good character.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Roberta Foster Teachey


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