Tommy Douglas Riddle

tommy riddle
Tommy Douglas Riddle, 76, of 22 Sheppard Dr., Asheville, died Monday, April 21, 2008, at Elderberry Health Care Center, in Marshall. A native of Yancey Co., he was a son of the late Rolin and Laura Webb Riddle. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Riddle; son, James Rolin Riddle; and sister, Mary Floraine Riddle Austin. A retired security guard, Mr. Riddle was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam and Korea. He was a member of VFW Post #891, and a former member of Biltmore Baptist Church. Mr. Riddle is survived by his sister, Emma Jean Riddle Bowling and husband Buddy, of Asheville; daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Riddle, of Black Mountain; grandson, Shawn Riddle, of Black Mountain; two great-grandchildren; double-first cousins, Louise Dodd and Shirley Wilson; nieces, Elaine Chapman and Tammy Harvy; nephew, Teddy Robert Austin; aunt, Helen Riddle Frost; and Jean and Buddy's children, Michael Bowling, Dr. Mark Bowling, and Louise Bowling. A graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday Wilson Cemetery with military rites performed by VFW Post #5483, Mars Hill.

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