Tony Lamar Riddle, 41, of Woodbine, Ga. passed away on Tuesday, December 9, at Southeast Georgia Healthcare System in Brunswick, Ga. He was born on December 31, 1972 to the late, Harry Hill and Annette Hobbs-Riddle in Camden County, Georgia. Tony was reared by his aunt, Sylvia Hobbs-Green and was educated in the public school system of Charlton County where he graduated in the Class of 1993 at Charlton County High School in Folkston, Ga. He was a former employee of SeaPak, Brunswick, Ga., BHA in Folkston, Ga. and he also worked at Comfort Inn Suites as maintenance personnel. Tony's hobbies included reading his Bible, playing dominoes, cards and spending time with his family and friends. He was well known throughout the community for being a kind and loving young man that never met a stranger and was always willing to help anyone that he could. Tony always made time for the Lord. He grew up as a former member serving at Mt. New Home Baptist Church as a choir member, youth usher board and attended sunday school regularly. He also attended First A.B. Church in Kingsland, Ga. and was last a member of Higher Dimension-Refreshing Oasis under the leadership of Pastor Devon Knight in Woodbine, Ga. Tony was preceded in death by both parents, Harry Hill and Annette Hobbs-Riddle and a sister, Susie Mae Hill.
Survivors include: his loving and devoted fiance', Florence Elliott, Woodbine, Ga.; a loving and devoted aunt, Sylvia Hobbs-Green, Folkston, Ga. a daughter, Jasmine Riddle, Jacksonville, Fl.; four sons, Jaquan Stewart, Tyress Noble and Jason Thompson all of Folkston, Ga. and Rashid Dixon, Waycross, Ga.; eight brothers, Kareem L. Hill (Linda), Josh Hill (Marie), Alphonso Lewis (Castella) , Arthur Lee Mitchell (Dorothy all of Folkston, Ga., Jedon Hill and Dominque Hill both of Jacksonville, Fl., Walter Lewis (Carlisha Grant), Columbus, Ga. and Willie Fred Mitchell (Shawn), Phoenix City, Alabama; four sisters, Tammy and Carlisa Riddle both of Columbus, Ga., Jennifer Mitchell, Folkston, Ga, and Min. Ardena Lewis of Columbus, Ga.; a special niece, Rochelle Evans, Columbus, Ga.; godchildren, Shameika Mobley and Troy Cummings of Brunswick, Ga., and Nyla Monae of Fernandina Beach, Fl. and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 @ 2:00 p.m. at Mt. New Home Missionary Baptist Church, 417 Dixie Lake Road, Folkston, Ga. Remains will lie in state (1) hour prior to services.