James E. Riddle


Mr. James E. “Jim” Riddle, age 75, Telford, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Riddle was born in Washington County and son of Eula Kate Broyles Riddle, Kingsport and the late Claude Riddle.
He was a member and Deacon of Mustard Seed Worship Center.
Mr. Riddle retired from Whites Auto Parts. He enjoyed working on lawnmowers or anything that had a motor.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Sparks Riddle, Telford; son, Randall Riddle; grandsons, Lucas Timbs and Steven Timbs (Lindsay); sister, Betty Martin (B.J.); brother, Harold Riddle (Faye); dog, Jessie May and two cats, Vincent and Oscar.
The family would like to send special thanks to special cousins, Janice & Allen Knight and a special neighbor, Gregg Brunk.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the Mustard Seed Worship Center with Pastor Jerry Powers officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Thursday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday, January 29, 2016 at Philadelphia Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Larry Forbes, Shawn Stewart, Gilbert Hall, Gary “Monk” Baines, Allen Knight and John Dugger.
Memorial donations may be made to Mustard Seed Worship Center Building Fund 305 Depot Street Jonesborough, TN 37659.

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01-28-2016 Jerry and Brenda Guess
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. May God be with you and your family. He had fixed our lawn mower several times. He will be greatly missed.
01-27-2016 Paul and Debbie Masters
Dear Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God Bless You and give you strength for the days ahead. Love, Paul and Debbie Masters and Frances Deakins
01-27-2016 Wayde Brown
So sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. Jimmy and I had been friends since we were teenagers on Walnut Street. I'm sorry I won't be able to attend the services, but am keeping the family in my thoughts and prayers.
01-27-2016 Brian Clouse
Phyllis i am so sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. i thought the world of jimmy and will miss him as will a lot of people im sure. i wish i could be there but i am in nashville at vanderbilt if there is anything i can do please let me know
01-27-2016 lisa lyons
Harold, Betty and Mrs. Riddle, You all are on my thoughts and prayers.May the Lord bless you during this time of passing of a son and brother. So sorry for your loss. Love you Lisa Lyons


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