COLLINSVILLE ? Services for Alan Ray Riddels, 51, of Collinsville
are set for 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Gainesville with Rev.
Lonnie Dotson officiating. Burial will follow at Tioga Cemetery under the
direction of the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Mr. Riddels died April 7, 2008.
He was born Aug. 22, 1956, in Denton to Calvin and Edith Meek Riddels.
On June 18, 2005, he married Natalie Durham at Shady Grove Methodist Church.
He was the owner and operator of Riddels Painting & Remodeling Service.
Survivors include his wife, Natalie Riddels of Collinsville; parents,
Edith Vaughn of Collinsville and Calvin and Dorothy Riddels of Bennington,
Okla.; son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Rebecca Riddels of Gainesville;
daughters and son-in-law, Alicia and Jason Thurston of Sherman, and Emily
and Danielle Riddels, both of Gainesville; step-sons, Josh West and Chaz
LeGear, both of Gainesville; step-daughter, Katie Kirchenbauer of Gainesville;
six grandchildren; brothers, Gregory Riddels of Southmayd, and Randy Riddels
of Sherwood Shores; sisters, Cindy Trehern of Bennington, Okla., and Connie
Morgan of Collinsville; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Pallbearers are Gregory Riddels, Andy Riddels, Royce Mitchell, Seth
Mitchell, Casey Riddels, Michael Morgan and Bryan Morgan.
Honorary pallbearer is Heath Mitchell.