Edward George Thomas, (Eddie/ Barney) Riddle

1st November 1929 - 10th September 2020
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RIDDLE, Edward George Thomas, (Eddie/ Barney) Peacefully at Southland Hospital on Thursday, 10 September 2020. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of Peg for 65 years. Loved father and father in law of Sheryl and Graeme Kennedy (Tapanui) Kevin (Chch) Dale and Jill (Nelson) Adele and Geoff Palatchie (Blenheim) and Lisa and Brian (Gore) Cherished Granddad of Jade and Amber Taylor, Danielle Mulholland, Kyle Gear, Alesha and Shane Riddle, Tara and Tom Hackett, Khan Riddle, Nikita Boyes and Willow Brunton. Loved Great Granddad of Laine, Ayla, Jayden, Noah, Carter, Alex, Enzo, Kaleb, Tyrese and Kaliyah.  A private family service has been held. Messages to F6, 74 Hokonui Drive Gore 9710 or to Eddie’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes. 

Messages

Love you Dad, going to miss those Caveman jokes ! fly high.
Sheryl, Tapanui
Dad..... You are going to be sadly missed. Sitting here writing this with tears in my eyes. ....fly high old mate. Love you. I will have a drink for you at 4.(just one though😉)
Lisa riddle, Gore
Hey dad, Gonna miss our weekly phone calls and the jokes from the radio. Love you heaps and Geoff and I will be having a 4.00pm drink for you on a regular basis. 💙
Adele Riddle, Canvastown
Hey Eddie.
Thanks for the years of friendship and humor.
You will always be remembered with love & respect.
Rest easy mate. Oh, and I have got my alarm set for 4.0pm.
Geoff Palatchie, Blenheim
R I P Eddie
Val and Joe, Invercargill
The best father-in-law that I could have wished for. Glad you also liked Mustangs, the flying variety and the road flying models. I'll miss giving you a pat on the shoulder when visiting. It was an honour knowing you.
Graeme, Tapanui
Dear Peggy, Sheryl, Kevin, Dale, Adele, Lisa and Families
Prayerful thoughts with each of you in your grief. Eddie will continue to live on in your hearts through the many memories you have of Eddie.
(There is a smile as I remember many incidents.) May Eddie be at peace.
Sending hugs to you all.
Margaret XX
MARGARET M FLETCHER, Gold Coast
Dear Peggy, Sheryl, Kevin, Dale, Adele, Lisa and Families
Prayerful thoughts are with each of you in your grief. Eddie will continue to live in your hearts through the many memories you have of Eddie.
(A smile as I remember some entertaining incidents.) May Eddie be at peace.
Sending a hug to you all.
Margaret XX
Margaret Fletcher, Gold Coast
Fly high grandad follow the trumpet sounds❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Willow, New zealand
Eddie I will miss our chats at the station about life/Music and the mistakes I make on air. I have a feeling you will be keeping an eye on me. RIP MY FRIEND Caveman
Robert Caveman McKenzie, Gore
Miss you Dad.Just looking at the empty VB stubbie,the last one we had together,thinking I never thanked you enough for all you did for me and how much I love you.The positive is knowing you no longer in discomfort or pain.Take care mate.Yes I had one at 4 and it was VB.We WILL meet again.Love you Dad.
Dale Riddle, Nelson