Mr. Marvin Dale Riddle of West Jefferson died on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Margate Health & Rehab Center in Jefferson. He was 84.
Mr. Riddle was born on Oct. 28, 1928, in West Jefferson to the late John Finley and Ella Gentry Riddle.
Mr. Riddle was also preceded in death by two brothers, Roy Riddle and Eddison Riddle.
Mr. Riddle served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was employed by Thomasville Furniture for 29 years.
Mr. Riddle is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lucy Flannery Riddle; two sons, Marvin Dean Riddle of Elizabethton, Tenn., and Randy Aaron Riddle of Mebane; one brother, John Thomas Riddle of Elkton, Md.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by Rev. Lloyd Day. Burial will follow in the Lewis - Kemp Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel.
Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family through our website at www.ashelawn.com.
Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens was entrusted with Mr. Riddle’s arrangements.