John Henry Riddlebaugh Jr.

November 25, 1939 ‒ February 10, 2015

Galion, Ohio

John Henry ”Cisco” Riddlebaugh Jr., 75 of Galion, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 surrounded by his family at his residence. He had been in declining health.

He was born November 25, 1939 in Galion and was the son of John H. and Ruth E. (Haga) Riddlebaugh Sr. On March 24, 2001 he married Joann (Hammond) Moyer and she preceded him in death on May 18, 2009.

He was a truck driver for Wilcox Trucking and enjoyed motorcycles and fishing. John liked talking on the CB radio and his handle was “Cisco”. He loved John Wayne movies and memorabilia and was well-known as a jokester and prankster.

John is survived by his children, Raymond (Brandi) Riddlebaugh of Galion, Michael (Amber) Riddlebaugh of Mansfield, Kimberly (Rodney) Sand, Amanda Riddlebaugh and John H. Riddlebaugh III all of Galion, Becky Branam of Maine; his step-children, Cindy Hall of Galion, Bobby Moyer of Bellville, Gary Moyer of Mansfield and Tomeka Moyer of Galion; 25 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; his brother, James Riddlebaugh of Galion; his sister, Joanne Sharrock of Mansfield; half-brother Roy Osborne of Marengo and his friends with whom he made his home with Chris and Bobbie McMillen of Galion.

In addition to his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by his brother, Harry Riddlebaugh and his half-sister, Anna Ruth McMahan.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon Friday, February 13, 2015 at Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 12 noon with Rev. Joe Stafford officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels in care of the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of John Riddlebaugh Jr., and condolences may be made to them at


  • Prayers to you to find peace and comfort in this time of need.. I remember John picking on me a few times.. Lol.. He will be missed.. RIP my cousin ….John..

  • Dear Kim, We are so sorry for your loss and will be praying for you and your family during this difficult time.

  • RIP John! You were a great man and will be dearly missed.
    To the family: so sorry for your loss but be comforted in the knowledge that he is no longer suffering and is reunited with Jojo in God’s loving arms. You all will be reunited someday but till then, comfort each other and keep his memory alive in your hearts. Prayers and God’s Blessings to all of you!

  • To all Johnny’s family our prayers go out to you Johnny had the love of so many people and he felt it especially during his time of need. All of you can go on knowing he is not suffering and in a better world.