Brandon O. Riddick

Published 10:06 pm Thursday, July 7, 2016

“Don’t cry for me dear family, I’m with the Lord at last. He called my name from heaven’s roll, I’ve earned eternal rest.”

On Sunday, July 3, 2016, our beloved Brandon O. Riddick, 21, answered the call of the Father to return home.



Brandon was a natural athlete who also had a passion for music. He graduated from Oscar Smith High School in 2012 and was a proud veteran who served in the U.S Army.


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He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Willie Riddick Sr.

Brandon leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Anita and Chris Tatum and James Riddick Sr.; siblings, James Riddick Jr., Tamara Haskett, Techelsa Riddick, Claudia Riddick, Jeremiah Tatum, Solomon Dixon and Amari Grace; sister-in-love, Noel Riddick; grandparents, Thomas and Linda Harden, Betty Riddick and Benny and Marilyn Tatum, nieces and nephews, Nevaeh, Terrence, Breon and Jayda; best friends, Nathen Williams and Shawn Etheridge; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends.

Mr. Riddick visitation will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. today, Friday, at the funeral home. A funeral service will take place at noon Saturday at St. Paul Church, and he will be laid to rest at Carver Memorial Cemetery.

Professional services are entrusted to T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home Inc.