Roland Parker Riddick Jr., 79, of Moneta, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2012. He was born on Virginia’s Eastern Shore on April 18, 1932. In addition to Roland’s parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Nancy Witt. He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Freeland Riddick; three sons, Robert W. Riddick and his wife, Ellie of Rocky Mount, Va., William C Riddick of Moneta, Va. and Roland P. Riddick III and his wife, Nancy of Poolesville, Md.; a daughter, Catherine Niehus and her husband, Jerry of La Grange, Ill.; two step-children, Karen Webb Davis of Moneta, Va. and James Frederick Webb of Altadena, Calif.; a brother, Dr. David Riddick of Lovettsville, Va. At Roland’s request there will be no formal services. To send condolences online please visit www.tharpfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Smith Mountain Lake, (540)-721-9375.