Cleveland A. Riddick was born May 31, 1950 in Chowan County, North Carolina to Mary Elizabeth Riddick. During his early years, Cleveland attended school in Edenton, North Carolina. He relocated to Boston, MA in the early 1970s’ where he began his career with Joe Cappola working as a maintenance man for over 30 years. He also married during this time period to the late Patricia Riddick.
Cleveland enjoyed and spent a lot of time gardening. This was Cleveland’s way of relaxing and enjoying the time socializing with his garden friends in their own community. This was an important time for him.
Cleveland leaves behind his son, Michael A. Riddick, sister, Anne Morris; an aunt, Ruth Moore; an uncle, James Moore, and a host of friends. He is preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Riddick; Cathy Morris and Mary Riddick.