OBITUARY

Duane Scott Riddick

August 8, 1968April 3, 2018

Duane Scott Riddick, of Mount Airy North Carolina passed away in Bradenton on Tuesday April 3, 2018 He was born on August 8, 1968 in Bradenton Florida. Duane was a member of the Church of Christ. He was an accomplished artist, and an avid fisherman. He loved all of God’s creation. He graduated from Sarasota High School, Harding University of Searcy Arkansas with a degree in Biology and Surry Community College with a degree in Nursing. He was an RN working at Old Vineyard Behavioral Health in Winston Salem North Carolina. He will be remembered as a loving son, brother and had so many friends. He will be missed so badly but we know we will see him again in the sweet and bye. He is survived by his loving Mother Anna Dean Riddick, brother Lance Riddick, his wife Robin and three nephews Caleb and wife Megan, Joshua, and Isaac. His Aunt Mary Green, his Uncle Wayne Fulford and wife Betty, his Aunt Irene Taylor, his Uncle Gary Fulford, and many cousins.

He was the great Grandson of one of the founding fathers of the village of Cortez.

He is preceded in death by his father Julian Riddick

Visitation will be held on Friday April 6, 2018 from 10am to 12pm at the Manasota funeral Home 1221 53rd Ave E, Bradenton Florida.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mount Dora Children's Home and Bible school, located at 301

West 13th Ave. Mount Dora, FL. 32757,

Services

  • Visitation Friday, April 6, 2018
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Bryan Lucas

April 11, 2018

I was blessed to meet Mr. Reddick through work, and had such a respect for him. He was always so encouraging and would offer support to anyone. I will miss him very much and I pray for his family..........Lucas

CAROL WILLIAMS

April 9, 2018

I have known Riddick for years at OVBHS

May God hold Riddick's family and loved ones close during this extremely sad time. He was a true gentleman and an awesome nurse and he gave 200%
Loved to hear about his latest fishing trip or the next one coming up, he loved to fish!! Riddick you can get that 'really big one' now. God bless, RIP
Dude you will be truly missed by so many.

Jaime Perez

April 9, 2018

I have work with this amazing person Duane Riddick Rn at OV .After I heard about this I could not believe it.If you happen to work with him at OV .You now you will be in good hands. He will guide you like hawk .In a nice way and humorous way. I always counted on his coffee to keep me awake. We talked about his hobby and why he is single and never re marry. Riddick .I will miss you so much. "I love you brother. "You are the best employee i ever met at OV.I will pray for you and your love one .To all our coworker that work with you. I know they feel the same way like I do. RIP. God Bless...

Brittany Hill

April 8, 2018

I only worked with Riddick a few times at OV, but he was always great to be around and would never hesitate to help you out. My condolences to the family. Riddick you’ll be missed.

Marinor Makilan

April 7, 2018

I know that everyone that had worked with him or had known him is sad and heartbroken right now. We just lost a good person that brought a lot of smiles, warmth, and zest. He will surely be missed.

I pray that everyone dearest to him will have "PEACE that surpasses all understanding." -Philippians 4:7


"The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit."

Psalm 34:18

Z N

April 7, 2018

May God's loving kindness and comfort help you and your family during this time of sorrow (2 Corinthians 1:3,4).

Neil London

April 7, 2018

Mr. Riddick, you will be missed my friend, you were a kind and caring person who I had the pleasure of knowing and working with always the consummate professional. You cared for your patients with dignity and the utmost respect I tip my hat to you, Sir. We met when you started working at Old Vinyard. We had some busy nights together but we always made it through unscathed. My condolences to the Riddick Family. Rest in peace Dude

Sabrina Mckeithan

April 6, 2018

Dear Anna and Family,

I am so sad for you all at this time. I have no words that will take the pain away in your heart but please know I shall pray for you all at this truly sad time in your lives.

Duane was always so welcome at our home and past family gatherings. Always was good for wonderful conversation and laughter.

I am so thankful he became my hubby's best mate and that they shared a lot of things together over the years, namely their nursing course, they held each other up as they made their way through and then to spread their wings in their respective jobs.

He will always hold a special place in our hearts and will truly be sadly missed.

Our love and prayers to you all.

God Bless.

Donna Billings

April 6, 2018

I had the honor of having Riddick as my partner every Friday night. From our first shift together he took me under his protective wing. I will miss his guidance, his special coffee, his dry sense of humor and most of all the special love and caring that he had for us all.

Riddick, my friend I know that you carried your Jimmy Buffet Thermos and plenty of sandwiches to share with the other angels in heaven. Until I see you again I send you all of my love. Save me a sandwich.

Sylvia Hairston

April 6, 2018

Words can not express what an honor and blessing it was to have crossed Riddick's path. Riddick was a kind soul that offered a helping hand whenever he could and even a joke to keep you going. Riddick always gave 200% at work. Therefore, I want to Thank Riddick for all the help he gave me at work and for providing his famous coffee. He was a true gentleman and coworker. May peace be with you and your family.