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Patricia Riddle Kestler

January 8, 1935 — January 12, 2024

Charleston, South Carolina

Patricia Riddle Kestler

Patricia Riddle Kestler, 89, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 12, 2024. Her funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 17, 2024 in St. Andrews Parish United Methodist Church at 1:00 pm, and the family will receive friends at the church beginning one hour prior. Interment will follow at Live Oak Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.

Patricia was born January 8, 1935 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late Henree Marie Rutledge Riddle and Herman Riddle Sr. Patricia graduated from Rivers High School in 1953. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother to her husband, Jack, and her two children, Donna and Jackie. She was a founding member of St. Andrews Parish United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir and played the piano. She also thoroughly enjoyed watching Atlanta Braves baseball and was an avid fan her whole life.

In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, Jack R. Kestler, Sr.; two sisters, Jean R. Carter and Louis R. Sander; two brothers, Herman Riddle Jr. and Jack Riddle; and daughter, Donna M. Kestler.

She is survived by her son, Jack "Jackie" R. Kestler, Jr.; and brothers-in-law, Jack Carter and Bernard Kestler. She also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and (acquired by love): a daughter, two grandsons, and four great-grandchildren, all of whom love and miss her dearly.

In lieu of flowers, Patricia asks that you donate to St. Andrews Parish United Methodist Church.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Andrews Parish United Methodist Church

3225 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Andrews Parish United Methodist Church

3225 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414

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Interment

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

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