2013-02-21 / Obituaries


MILLBORO — Bobby Lee Riley, 72, of 4199 Pig Run Road, Millboro, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at Bath Community Hospital in Hot Springs.

He was born Dec. 11, 1941 in Bath County to the late Robert Jackson and Nora Catherine Kiser Riley. 

He served in the Virginia National Guard and was a retired pulpwood cutter and also worked in various jobs throughout his life. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Doris R. Black.

He is survived by a daughter and three sons; a sister, Betty Loan and husband Donald of Millboro; two brothers, Lewis Franklin Riley and wife Darlene of Harpers Ferry, W.Va. and James Arthur “Jay” Riley of Low Moor; a number of nieces and nephews; and special friends, Palmer and Barbara Riley, W.C. Boothe, and James Pritt.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. in Horeb Baptist Church Cemetery in Bath County with the Rev. David George officiating. 

Interment will follow.

The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge, or any other time at the residence of Donald and Betty Loan, 24242 Mountain Valley Road, Millboro. 

The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the Windy Cove Food Pantry, C/O Beatrice Clark, 198 Cave Hill Road, Millboro, Va.  24460.

To send condolences to the family online, visit www.nicelyfuneralhome.com.


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