David Criddle

Monday, September 19, 2005

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- David Lee Criddle, 66, of Perryville died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, at St. Louis University Hospital.

He was born April 10, 1939, at Jackson, son of Charles Bolin and Grace Matilda Moore Criddle. He and Patsy Jane McCanless were married Nov. 5, 1960, at Omaha, Neb.

He was an electronic technician for the U.S. Air Force. He was a master sergeant during the Vietnam War.

Criddle was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of Orlando, Fla.; a son, David Lee Criddle Jr. of Fredericksburg, Va.; a daughter, Cheryl Lynne Taylor of Darlington, S.C.; a brother, Charles William "Bill" Criddle of Oak Ridge; two sisters, Dorothy Marie Taylor of Lynchburg, Va., Juanita May Niswonger of Jackson; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Cracraft Miller Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tommy McCanless officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery with full military honors.