GRANBURY Delton Roy Riddle, 63, of Granbury, passed away Saturday, April 16, at his residence after an extended illness.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at the family residence.

Mr. Riddle was born August 15, 1947, in Winters. He grew up in Abilene and moved to Dallas, where he graduated from Spruce High School.

He went on to get his HVAC degree from Eastfield College. He then opened his own HVAC company.

If asked, Delton would tell you that his life changed the day he met his soul mate, Bobbie Roberts. They married and became inseparable, raising a house full of daughters and then becoming grandparents to 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Delton was a member of the Church of Christ and served with the U. S. Army in Viet Nam from 1967 to 1970.

He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Riddle, of Granbury; daughters Ginger Tucker of Arlington, Vanessa Kellar of Granbury, Kimberley Berman of Michigan, Vickie Sansom of Granbury and Carole Matin of Fort Worth and four sons-in-law; his mother, Eva Mae Potter, of Abilene; three sisters, all of Abilene; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Delton Jesse Riddle; stepfather, Dub Potter, and two sisters.

Friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at

Arrangements were by Lawson Funeral Home in Meridian.