James was born in Franklin, IN on August 24, 1944, a son of the late Rosie (York) and Paul Riddle.
He was a member of Red Hill Holiness Church
James is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Riddle, of Tompkinsville; a daughter, Barbara Simmons and husband, Billy, of Tompkinsville, KY;
two sons Tony Riddle and wife Trannie, of Burkesville, KY; and Frank Riddle, of Beaver Dam, KY;
two step daughters, Norma Kerr, of Indiana; and Deanna Marks and husband, Keith, of Indiana. Three grandchildren, many step grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren survive.
James is also survived by one brother, Oscar Riddle and his wife Carolyn of Smith Grove, KY. And a special care giver friend, Fran Baughman.
James is also preceded in death by his sister AdaLee Branham.
Funeral service will be held at Red Hill Holiness Church, 1306 Harlans Crossroad, Tompkinsville at 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 16th, 2016.
Visitation is Saturday 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. at Red Hill Holiness Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Red Hill Holiness Church Building Fund.
Directions under Yokley Trible Funeral Home.