Roger Riddle

August 27, 1947 ~ September 19, 2019 (age 72)


In Loving Memory

Roger Riddle passed away on September 19, 2019 at his home in Magna, Utah.  He was born on August 27, 1947 in Ogden, Utah to Wendell and Marilyn Riddle.  Roger was the cool California surfer guy that ended up at Grantsville High School where he met a beautiful red headed girl.  They dated through high school.  After graduation in 1966 Kathy continued her education at Utah State University and Roger enlisted in the United States Navy.  He served honorably for four years doing two tours on duty in Vietnam.  They married in 1970 and settled in San Diego where Roger was stationed.  They loved living by the ocean, returning often to visit their favorite places.  Roger enjoyed yard work.  His place was always beautiful.  He loved working with wood, making cutting boards, trivets and yard decorations.  He liked to share his garden produce with the family.  He enjoyed the company of his dog Rudy.  They went for long walks every day. 

Kathy and Roger are the parents of three children; Laura (Jason) Barton, Wendy Riddle and Ryan Riddle.  They have six grandchildren; Samantha, Thomas, Sierra Barton, Shaylee, Shaunee and Garett Riddle.  Also survived by his brother Wayne Riddle and sisters Kim Smith and Joy Palmer.

Services will be Friday September 27, 2019 at Memorial Redwood Mortuary, 6500 South Redwood Road.  There will be a viewing from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm with funeral services to begin at 1:00 pm.  Interment will follow the services.

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