Age: 59 Address: Marion, NC Date of Death: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Sammy Riddle of Marionentered into eternal rest on Wednesday, October 16th at McDowell Hospital. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Frank and Ercelle Webb Riddle. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Marie Riddle. Sammy was an electrician for many years who loved to fish and spend time with all of his many friends.
Surviving are his loving wife of 15 years, Frieda Thomas Riddle; son, Shawn O’Brien Riddle of Spruce Pine; step-daughter, Lisa Kabalan of Virginia Beach, VA; step-son, Christopher Forbes of Falls Church, VA; grandchildren: Trevon, Tyler, Drake and Braden Riddle; step-grandson, Nichalos Bradley; three sisters: Pat Carter and husband, Darrell, of Mars Hill, Resa Oakes and fiancé, Larry Carver and Pam Edwards and husband, Randy, of Burnsville; brothers: Dennis Riddle and wife, Jearleen, of Lower White Oak, David Riddle of Burnsville and Charlie Riddle and wife, Mary, of South Toe and special friend, he considered a brother, Harold Grindstaff of Seven Mile Ridge.
Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 21st in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Charles Carroll will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the funeral service. Inurnment will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22nd in the Autrey Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.