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Thomas Ray Riddle

August 1, 1942 — October 6, 2023

Gulfport

Thomas Ray Riddle, 81, of Gulfport, MS passed away on Friday, October 6, 2023 in Gulfport.

He was born in Chicago, IL on August 1, 1942 to the late Raymond and Frances Riddle.  He was a resident of the Gulf Coast most of his life.  He previously served in the US Army and was a retired operations manager at MS Power Company.  Thomas was a member of the American Legion and his hobbies were fishing, grilling out and bonfires.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Thomas Keith Riddle; and a grandson, Michael Mason.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Kirkpatrick Riddle; a daughter, Marcie Olivas (Arthur Ray); sisters, Barbara Riddle and Marge Collins; brothers-in-law Terry Kirkpatrick and Randy Kirkpatrick and family; sister-in-law Melinda Kelly (Rusty Easterly); grandchildren Jessica Mason and Kyle Strahan; and great grandson, Atticus.

Visitation will be Friday, October 13, 2023 from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Gulfport. 

The family prefers memorials to St. Vincent DePaul, c/o St. Joseph Catholic Church, 12290 Depew Road, Gulfport, MS 39503.

Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home, O’Neal Road, Gulfport is honored to serve the Riddle family.

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Visitation

Friday, October 13, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph Catholic Church of Gulfport

12290 Depew Road, Gulfport, MS 39503

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Mass

Friday, October 13, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph Catholic Church of Gulfport

12290 Depew Road, Gulfport, MS 39503

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