Donald Rich Riddle Sr.

Published 9:07 am Friday, September 8, 2017

Mr. Donald Rich Riddle Sr., 86, of Red Cedar Way, Mocksville, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born Aug. 15, 1931 in Davie County to the late Oscar Rich and Mattie Frances Beauchamp Riddle. Mr. Riddle was a graduate of Mocksville High School Class of 1950. He was active in Davie youth sports, including Little League Football. Mr. Riddle loved reading, playing music and horses. He enjoyed time spent with family.   

He was also preceded in death by: his wife, Betty Jean Daniel Riddle; and a grandson, Christopher Rich Riddle.

Survivors: 6 children, Donald Rich Riddle Jr. (Frances) of Winston-Salem, Arnny Riddle of Farmington, Stan Riddle of Mocksville, Angela Williams (Greg) of Farmington, Dan Riddle (Ann) and John Riddle (Tracey), all of Raleigh; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Naomi Vick of Greenville.

A funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 10 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Stan Riddle and Arnold Gosnell officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.

Memorials: Farmington UMC, 1939 Farmington Road, Mocksville.