Joey Michael Riddle

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Joey Michael Riddle, 60, of St. Francis, Ark., passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at the Piggott Community Hospital.

He was born on Sept. 23, 1951, in Piggott, Ark., and was the son of the late Walter and Madeline Trout Riddle.

Joey started his truck driving career at a young age at Rogers Produce in Piggott, Ark. He has been driving for WW Wood Products in Dudley, Mo., for 11 years.

He was united in marriage to Brenda Sheets Thompson on June 2, 2001.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Riddle of St. Francis, Ark.; daughter, Carrie Massey and husband Keith of Kennett, Mo.; two step-children, Corey and Jodie Thompson of Carryville, Ark., and Jared and Holly Thompson of Masoutah, Ill.; three sisters, Stella Whaley and husband Willard of Piggott, Ark., Sue Sears and husband Billy of Isola, Miss., and Ann Luther and husband Scotty of Memphis, Tenn.; brother, Eddie Riddle of Forest Lake, Ariz.; six grandchildren, Jamie and Jorden Massey, Micah Hobbs, Jaden, Cody and Sarah Thompson, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in the Hoggard & Sons Chapel with Charles Richardson officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery. Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., is in charge of the arrangements. Pallbearers are Colen Miller, Lloyd McCormick, Billy Sears, Scotty Luther, Vance Whaley and James Lack. Honorary pallbearer is Barry Whaley.

Visitation is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1.

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