Jefferson Beale “Jeff” Riddick

Published 10:51 am Wednesday, February 22, 2012

AHOSKIE – Jefferson Beale “Jeff” Riddick, 58, of 201 Forest Drive, died Monday, February 20, 2012 in his home.

Mr. Riddick was born in Suffolk, VA and was the son of the late Harry Stuart, Sr. and Elizabeth Beale Riddick.  A graduate of Gates County High School and East Carolina University, he was a long time employee of the family business, Riddick International, Inc.

Surviving are his sister, Nancy Riddick of Colerain; two brothers, Stuart Riddick and wife, Lou, of Arlington, VA and Nat Riddick and wife, Lou, of Ahoskie; his friend and former wife, Beth Riddick of Windsor; four nieces, Elizabeth, Natalie, Anna, and Jayney Riddick; and an aunt and many cousins, all of whom loved him and will miss him dearly.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 25 in the Gatesville Cemetery, with Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main Street, Gatesville, handling arrangements.

Friends may join the family in the social hall of Gatesville Baptist Church immediately following the service and all other times at Nat and Lou’s home, 122 Forest Drive, Ahoskie.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to PAWS of Hertford County, P.O. Box 153, Murfreesboro, NC  27855, the Bertie County Humane Society, P.O. Box 516, Powellsville, NC  27967, or to the Gates County Rescue Squad, Gatesville, NC  27938.

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