Richard Riley

Published 9:23 am Wednesday, June 1, 2011

FRANKLIN FURNACE — Richard Dale Riley, 61, of Franklin Furnace, died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at his residence.

Born March 23, 1950, in Franklin Furnace, he was the son of the late John Riley and Violet Rice Fetty. He was a mechanic at Cogan’s Garage, was a member of Portsmouth Eagles, American Quarter Horse Association and he was a Harley Davidson motorcycle enthusiast. He attended Highland Bend Pentecostal Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Megan Nicole Riley; his step mom, Betty Riley; eight brothers, Gerald Riley, Rodney Holsinger, Clifford Riley, Joe Riley, Rick Riley, Ora Fetty, Charles Fetty, Jr., John David Riley, and seven sisters, Barbara Delong, Sharon Pace, Linda Montgomery, Johnna Stapleton, Gloria Fetty, Sandy Crawford and Teresa Fetty.

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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bruce Riley and Paul Kelly.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg with Keith Webb officiating. Burial will be at Junior Furnace Cemetery. Friends may call 2- 8 p.m. today and one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.