Shelby Wayne Riddle

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Shelby Wayne Riddle, 77, passed away at Glen Oaks Health Campus in New Castle, Indiana on Monday, May 29, 2017. He was born in Burkesville, Kentucky on October 28, 1940 to the late Illus and Noxie Riddle. Shelby married Ruby Garner on December 28, 1981. He was employed at the Smurfit-Stone Container Cooperation and retired from there in 1995. Shelby was a gifted gardener and loved creating new recipes. He was a skilled mechanic and he enjoyed fixing things.

Shelby was a proud veteran of the Vietnam War. He volunteered to serve his country as soon as his age allowed. Shelby earned the rank of Sergeant (T). He was a member of the 1st United States Army Company C, 6th Bn, 2de, USATC, Armor Division. During his service he was awarded a Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal for Meritorious service, a Vietnam Service Medal, and Army Commendation Medal, a National Defense Service Medal, a Good Conduct Medal, 3 Letters of Appreciation, and a Rifle Sharpshooter Badge. He also served at the Panama Canal. After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the Army, Shelby enlisted and served several years in the Indiana National Guard.

Shelby is survived by his wife, Ruby Riddle, his son, Randy (Lisa) Garner, and step-son, Don (Bobbie) Garner of New Castle. He is also survived by his sister, Lidia (Bruce) Baise of Louisville and two brothers, Rondall (Barbara) Riddle of Bardstown and Donnie (Pat) Riddle of Burkesville, grandchildren, Brandy (Duane) Burton, Mandy Purnell, Samantha Garner, Kayla Garner and Matthew Garner of New Castle, Jada (Joe) Merideth of Chicago and Brian Zeph of Simsbury, Connecticut and 10 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-daughter, Dian Zeph.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Macer-Hall Funeral Home in New Castle, Indiana.

Military Honors were conducted by the U.S. Army, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.

Burial was in the South Mound Cemetery.

Macer-Hall Funeral Directors were honored to conduct the service for Mr. Riddle.

Online condolences may be made at www.macerhall.com.

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