June 12, 1949
September 14, 2023 (74 years old)
Bill Riddle’s departure on September 14, 2023, has cast a shadow of sorrow over all those fortunate enough to have known him. Born in Owosso and later becoming a cherished figure in Byron, Michigan, Bill lived a life enriched by the bonds he formed, the love he gave, and the joy he brought to many.
It is truly a somber time for the community, as they come to terms with the loss of a person so integral to their lives. Friends and family are encouraged to express their condolences and share memories that encapsulate Bill’s essence. A thoughtful gesture, whether it be flowers or a heartfelt message, is a way to convey one’s grief and sympathy to the grieving family.
Bill’s journey on this earth was intertwined with numerous individuals who held him dear. Though he was predeceased by his parents and his brother, Darrell, his spirit lives on in the memories of his surviving loved ones. His children, Lori, Ryan, and Trevor, along with their families, cherish the legacy he left behind. His step-children, Staci and Chris, hold onto the bonds they shared. The laughter, guidance, and affection he shared with his grandchildren will be forever remembered by Ashley, Aaron, Rylee, Eturnitee, Savannah, Caleb, Silas, and Atlas.
Beyond his immediate family, Bill’s circle of love and friendship extended to many. His friends Dan, Jim, and Bob will fondly remember the camaraderie they shared. His siblings, Lana, Connie, Stoney, and Vicky, are left with the bittersweet memories of their shared past. The vast family tree, replete with great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family, stands as a testament to the deep-rooted connections Bill nurtured over his lifetime.
To honor Bill’s vibrant life, a celebration will take place on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023, at 14140 S New Lothrop Rd, Byron, MI 48418. The gathering, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, will be an occasion for all to reminisce, mourn, and find solace in collective memory. It is an opportunity to pay homage to a life beautifully lived.