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Craig A. Riddick

Craig A. Riddick, 53, of Allentown, died May 3 at M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa.  Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Harry Lee Riddick and Ruth (Williams) Riddick.  He was well known in the Allentown area as a business operator, dealing in furniture and antiques, and also operated a market at the Allentown Fairgrounds for many years.  He was a member of St. James AME Zion Church, Allentown.

Survivors:  Wife Denise; daughters Shakaira and Shalayna; son Craig Jr., brothers Keith and Harry Lee Jr.; sister Patsy Harris; two grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.  He was predeceased by a brother Barry G. in 2005, and a daughter Niketa Nicole Riddick in 1986.

Services:  Funeral 12:00 noon Saturday, May 12, St. James AME Zion Church, 410 W. Union St., Allentown.  Calling hours 10-12 in the church.  Ministry of caring has been entrusted to the Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.

Contributions: to his children Craig and Shalayna at 228 N. 10th St., Allentown, 18102