Travis William Riddick

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Travis William Riddick

Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA
Death 19 Jan 2012 (aged 40)
Helmand, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60, Site 10488
Memorial ID 119361338 · View Source
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MSgt. Travis W. Riddick

MSgt. Travis W. Riddick, 40, of Centerville, Iowa., died January 19 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. They were assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. He was part of the Lucky Red Lions helicopter squadron HMH-363.

The unit deployed last August to southern Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and is set to return home in March. The unit's mission is to provide assault support, transport Marines and critical supplies, as well as equipment during expeditionary operations.

Funeral services with full military honors will be held 2 PM, Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the Simon Estes Auditorium at the Centerville High School in Centerville.

A visitation will be held on Saturday at Lange Funeral Home with the family present from 1-4 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Travis Riddick Memorial Fund and may be given to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Travis has a group memorial marker at Arlington National Cemetery, but he is not buried there.

Bio by: Elizabeth Reed


Master Sergeant U.S. Marine Corps

Gravesite Details Interred October 24, 2013

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  • Created by: Paul Hays
  • Added: 27 Oct 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 119361338
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Travis William Riddick (26 Jun 1971–19 Jan 2012), Find a Grave Memorial no. 119361338, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Paul Hays (contributor 47393402) .