Ruth Ann Riddle, of Antigo, died Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Eastview Medical and Rehabilitation Center after a short bout with lung cancer. She was 63 years old. She was born on January 8, 1952 in Antigo, a daughter of the late Robert and Mary (Boykins) Knight.
She moved to North Carolina at the age of 18 and returned to Antigo in 2006.
Ruth was an avid NASCAR, Milwaukee Brewer and Green Bay Packer fan.
Survivors include a daughter, Wanda (Dwayne) Coffey of Mars Hills, N.C.; a son, Ronald (Paula) Riddle of Asheville, N.C.; a granddaughter, Crystal and a great-granddaughter, Oliva; a sister, Gale Campbell of Antigo; three brothers, Leonard (Sandy) Knight of Wausau, Joseph (Gail) Knight of Antigo and Robert Knight of Antigo. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special friend, Yvette Sharee.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward Knight and Michael Knight.
Burial will take place on Monday, October 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Elmwood Cemetery in Antigo.
A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held on Saturday, October 17 at Beer 30 beginning at 4 p.m.