Willie Howard Riddick Jr. was born on September 28, 1952 and departed this life on March 31, 2021. Willie was the son of Willie Howard Riddick Sr. (deceased) and Catherine Riddick. Willie attended the Roselle school system and graduated from
Abraham Clark in 1972.
Upon graduating Willie went into the US Air Force. Willie met and married the love of his life Patricia (Patti) Cherubini Riddick with whom he had one son Michael Riddick
and one stepdaughter Angela Cherubini. Willie and Patricia departed this life forty-seven days apart. Their love was together all the way until the end.
Willie was a hard worker and retired from Merrill lynch after many years of service. He also worked many parts time jobs as well. He was an avid Oakland Raiders and New York Knicks fan.
Willie is survived by his son, Michael Riddick of Fayetteville, NC, step-daughter, Angela Cherubini of Pennsauken, NJ and one grandson, RJ Morgan. She also leaves to cherish his memories his mother Catherine Riddick, Roselle, NJ, four sisters Sharon Peterson (Michael)Bush Kill, Pa, Joanie Greene Fayetteville, NC, Kim Riddick Roselle, NJ, Melanie Armstrong (Doyle) Linden, NJ and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Willie was truly loved and will be missed but never forgotten.