January 19, 1940 - February 18, 2022
Ervin Gene Criddle died peacefully in his home Friday, February 18, 2022. He was surrounded by his family. Ervin was born January 19, 1940 to Victor Criddle and Berdie Holliday. He was six of nine children. His very first job was picking cotton in the Mississippi cotton fields. In the early 1950’s, he moved to Birmingham, Alabama. As a young man, he learned his carpentry trade from a local Alabama builder. One of his favorite past times was racing cars at the Birmingham International Raceway. On May 20th 1995, he married the lovely Joyce E. (Bartholomew) Brest. That very same year they formed Layne Trim & Homes, Inc. Operating until 2011, they established a very genuine and skilled contracting business. Ervin truly was a talented trim carpenter. One of his favorite recent past times was the neighborhood lawnmower repair business. He could fix anything. He was also an avid fisherman, gardener, and hunter. His enjoyment of the outdoors and zest for life allowed him to enjoy every aspect of his. His kindness and caring mannerism gained him many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his two brothers; James Criddle, Joe Ben Criddle, two sisters Ruth Roberson, Marylou Graham and brother in law Robert Jackson. Surviving at home is his wife Joyce; three stepdaughters, Bobbilyn (Davis) Latimer (Douglas Latimer), Brenda (Davis) Webb, (Eric Webb), Becky (Davis) Boyd (Scott Boyd); five grandchildren Cody Latimer, Cole Latimer, Erica Webb, Baylor Boyd and Ashlyn Boyd and two great grandchildren. Also surviving are his youngest brother Thomas Criddle (Barbara Criddle), sisters; Sarah Allen (Joe Allen), Erlene Jackson and Catherine McPike, California.
Ervin Gene Criddle died peacefully in his home Friday, February 18, 2022. He was surrounded by his family. Ervin was born January 19, 1940 to Victor Criddle and Berdie Holliday. He was six of nine children. His very first job was picking... View Obituary & Service Information
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