Willie L. Riddick

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 2, 2005

Mr. Willie Lee Riddick, 68, of 4940 West Military Highway, Chesapeake, died May 30, 2005 in Obici Memorial Hospital. A

native of Suffolk, he was the son of the late Stafford Riddick and Dora Jordan Riddick.

He retired from his own business after several years.

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Survivors include his wife, Lillie Mae Riddick; a daughter, Meredith B. Butts (Michael) of Suffolk; one sister, Doris Major of Suffolk; two grandchildren, Shameka Britt of Suffolk and Samuel E. Britt of Darmstad, Germany; five sisters-in-law, Pinkie Williams of Norfolk, Lucy Beamon of Suffolk, Mary Gray of Williamsburg, Vertley Thorpe and Hilda Williams both of Suffolk; two brothers-in-law, Willie Giles of Suffolk and Harry Giles of New York, N.Y.; 17 nieces, 15 nephews; and a host of cousins, great nieces, great nephews and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2005 in Rising St. James Holiness Church by Bishop Dwight Whitfield. The interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family will be a 320 Greenfield Crescent in Suffolk. Crocker Funeral Home, Suffolk, is in charge of arrangements.