Cecil “Glenn” Riddle, 43, of Carthage, passed away on  December 4, 2020 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.  

 He was born in Moore County on June 17, 1977 to Cecil and Kathy (McPherson) Riddle. He graduated from North Moore High School and worked for a few years as a Box Maker for Purdue. He also attended Sandhills Community Colleges Succeed Class for cognitive development for the last 15 years.

Glenn was an active member of Bethlehem Baptist Church for many years and in recent years has been active at Unity Grove Baptist Church. He had over 27 years of perfect attendance. He was loved by his church family and all those who knew him. 

In addition to his parents Glenn is survived by two sisters, Jennifer Riddle of Ramsuer, NC and Emily Riddle-Clement and husband Brandon of Carthage; four nephews and two nieces. 

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday at the Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Jason Cheek, officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery

The floating visitation will be at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home on Monday  from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Online condolences can be given at PinesFunerals.com.


Public Viewing: December 7, 2020 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home
402 Saunders Street
Carthage, NC 28327


Funeral Service: December 8, 2020 2:00 pm

Bethlehem Baptist Church
1838 Bethlehem Church Road
Cathage, NC 28327


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  1. I have fond memories of riding the transportation van with Glenn. He always was kind and was very nice to talk with. My sympathies to his family.

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Glenn’s family, his parents and his sister Emily especially, since she has been with him since he has been sick. Continue to look to the Lord for comfort!! HE WILL SUSTAIN YOU ALL IF YOU LOOK TO HIM!!!

    Paul and Linda Horner

  3. Glenn was a student at Elise Middle School during the early years of my teaching career. Every morning, he would come around to each of our classrooms to collect the attendance rosters. He was always so polite, and had such a sweet disposition! I pray that God will give your family peace and comfort now and in the future.

  4. Sweetest soul we ever knew!! We will cherish every memory made with him. Most loving, caring cousin you could’ve asked for. He will be greatly missed!

  5. Kathy and . Cecil so sorry to hear of your loss want you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers, just look to our Lord for comfort my friends.

  6. Glen was a very kind soul and always smiling we all had alot of good times together they are our precious memorys nobody can take away .Emily you are a great sis and you were there for him threw it all you are a precious Angel. Love all of you Dale and Nancy Brown and Family

  7. So sorry,Glenn was a very sweet and caring young man. And he loved his gum and candy,he always thought it was something because my Glenn and him had the same name.Prayers for all

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