Hilliard Marion Riddle, 74, of 841 Sandhill Rd., Asheville, died Friday, October 29, 1999 at his residence.


A native of Madison County, he was a son of the late James C. and Lula Roberts Riddle. He was a self employed brick mason.


He is survived by his wife, Georgia Justus Riddle; a son, Bob Fender Riddle and his wife Linda of Asheville; sis daughters, Vronda King of Candler, Evelyn Stines of Elk Park, Sharon Griffey of Butler, TN, Hilda House of Asheville, Susan Taylor of Asheville and Teresa Musick of Elizabethton, TN; a sister Mae Edwards of Mars Hill; a brother Glenn Riddle of Candler; Nineteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Monday at Maple Ridge Baptist Church with the Reverend's Jesse Stines and Steve Fox officiating. Entombment will follow in Pisgah View Memorial Park.


His family will receive friends 4-6:00 pm Sunday at Groce Funeral Home, Patton Avenue where the body will remain until being placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 16, Asheville, NC 28802.

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