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Originally published: 2014-01-20 08:38:16
Last modified: 2014-01-20 08:39:01

Cecil W. Riddle

Cecil W. Riddle, 56, of Spruce Pine, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in a Raleigh hospital after a long battle with cancer.

He was a son of the late Commodore Riddle and Margaret Vaughn.

Riddle enjoyed being outdoors, working in flowers, and playing horse shoes. He was very good at small engine repair, artwork and he wrote many poems. He loved the mountains, hunting and fishing. He was a very special tender-hearted man and will be missed by all who love him.

Surviving is a step-mother, Rexie Riddle; godmother, Ann Jones; brothers, Charles “Jerry” Riddle, Leo Toler and David Earl Toler; sister, Pat Toler; half-brothers, Jimmy and Van Dez Riddle; half-sisters, Patricia and Diane Riddle; and a very special and close friend, his “Angel.”

Go rest high on the mountain, “Sunshine,”

No services are planned at this time.

All monetary donations can be sent to Yancey Funeral Service to help with costs and will be greatly be appreciated.

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