Fred Raymond Riley Sr., 84, of Marshall, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, at The Living Center in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall with William W. Harlow officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and the family requests memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association. An online guestbook is available at www.campbell-lewis.com
Born July 26, 1926, in Thayer, he was the son of the late Joe Riley and Minnie Bushnell Riley. On July 24, 1948, in Marshall, he married Joicy Bacon who survives of the home. He lived in Marshall most of his life where he operated the first trash service and after the City of Marshall assumed the trash service he worked for them. He spent several years employed by Banquet Foods and prior to his retirement was employed by Quinn Concrete for 16 years. Fred had a love for kids, hunting and fishing.
Additional survivors inlude two sons, Fred R. (Ted) Riley Jr. and his wife, Janet, of Marshall, Joe Riley and his wife, Denne, of rural Marshall; three grandchildren: Shane Riley and his wife, Rose, of Huntsville, Josh Riley and his wife, Linsey, of Marshall and Joicy Pannell and her husband, Justin, of Marshall; three step-grandchildren: Kevin Short and his wife, Nikkie, of Ottawa, Kan., Shelly Markes and her husband, Steven, of Sweet Springs, Jeremy Ward of Marshall; four great-grandchildren; 12 step-great-grandchildren; one step-great-great-grandson; one sister, Dorothy Raines, of Marshall; along with several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by seven brothers and one sister.
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