Private services for Leonard F. Riddle, 81, Frankfort will be held at LeCompte Johnson Taylor Funeral Home. He died Wednesday at his home. Family members will serve as pallbearers.
A native of Frankfort, he was a warehouse operations manager at Buffalo Trace Distillery. After fifty years Warehouse "L" was named in honor of Leonard. He was a Kentucky Colonel for eleven years, member of North Frankfort Baptist Church. served as President for the Ruritan Club. He loved coaching Little League Baseball where he coached over twenty one years.
Leonard was a member of the USBC, bowling in over forty USBC Tournaments. He served as Secretary/Treasurer for the Lexington Bowling Association and was a member of the State Bowling Hall of Fame.
He was the son of Eunice Demaree Hall and Leonard Riddle. Survivors include his wife Margaret Riddle, children Don Mathew (Robin) Harrod, Janice (Corbett) Farler, Peri (Don)Finley, William Timothy (Terri) Riddle, sister Marie Bolton; 17 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by three children, Leonna Girtley, Leonard Riddle, Jr. and Thad Riddle, a sister Louise Howard, brother Holly B Monroe and mother in law Muriel Kirby.