DEXTER, Mo. â€“â€“â€“ The funeral for Wayne Riddle will be held today at 1 p.m. in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter, Mo. with burial in the Smith-Stevenson Cemetery near Dexter, Mo.
Dr. Albert Bisson, professor of theology at Mississippi State University, will officiate.
Mr. Riddle, husband of Tiffany Rose Riddle and son of Dwight D. and Barbara R. Crump Riddle, was born in Monroe, N.C. on May 9, 1975, and passed away in Daleville, Ala. on Friday, December 10, 2010, at the age of 35.
Wayne had lived in Dexter and Cape Girardeau, Mo. and in Starkville and Crystal Springs before moving to Daleville, Ala. eight months ago. He was a computer engineer and enjoyed theology, model airplanes, hunting, fishing, scuba diving and horseback riding.
He loved to fly. He became a Mason during his time in Starkville. He had served in the Mississippi National Guard for 16 years.
On October 18, 2008, he was married to Tiffany Rose Flowers in North Carolina.
Surviving are his wife, Tiffany Rose Riddle of Daleville, Ala.; one son, Ryan Wayne Riddle of Crystal Springs; his parents, Dwight Riddle of Hazlehurst and Barbara R. Riddle of Springfield, Mo.; one brother, Michael D. Riddle of St. Louis, Mo. Many aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives also survive Mr. Riddle.
The funeral will be attended by many loyal friends who contributed to his life.
Visitation was Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Watkins & Sons Funeral Service, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at: http://www.watkinsfunderalhome.com.