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Walter Leonard Riddle

October 30, 1939 — January 1, 2022

Walter Leonard Riddle

Walter Leonard Riddle of Danville, VA passed away January 1, 2022.  He was born in South Boston, VA on October 30, 1939 and was 82 years of age. He was the son of the late Walter C. Riddle and the late Edna Riddle.


He was a member of Dan River Baptist Church where he loved singing in the choir.  Walter was a teacher and coach in Northern Virginia until his retirement. He loved running marathons in his younger years, but as he settled into retirement, he enjoyed spending time with family especially his grandchildren.


Walter Leonard Riddle is survived by:

His Son

Paul Riddle and wife Jennifer of Texas

His Grandchildren

Brooke, Blake and Paige Riddle

One Sister

Eunice R. Clark of South Boston, VA

***Preceded in death by***

One Brother

Garnett Riddle


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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