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Roscoe C. Riddle
TENNESSEE
PVT MED DEPT-RES
WWI
27 OCT 1892 - DEC 23, 1950


 
The News-Palladium, Benton Harbour, Mich.
Tuesday, December 26, 1950

Last Rites for Dr. Riddle to be in Texas

     The body of Dr. Roscoe O. Riddle 68, prominent Benton Harbour Negro physician who died Saturday morning at Mercy Hospital, was sent via O & O Railway this morning to Denison, Texas for burial. Funeral services will be held there Thursday afternoon.
     Although Dr. Riddle had entered Mercy hospital last Wednesday for treatment of a heart condition, his death was sudden and a shock to his family and friends.
     Dr. Riddle, who was born Oct. 27, 1892 in Thurber, Texas, had resided in Benton Harbour the pst six years. 
His home was at 904 Pearl Street.
     He is survived by his wife, Marle and two daughters, Mrs. Edwin Wood, of Benton Harbor, and Miss Gladys Riddle, a student at Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass. The family also left this morning for Denison, Texas.
     Dr. Riddle is also survived by his mother, Mrs. Minnie Riddle, at Denison, Texas. His father J.H. Riddle, preceded him in death.
     The Robbins Brothers funeral home had charge of arrangements.

Sent in by;
Jim Sears 

 
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