Archive for Thursday, April 29, 2004

Charles T. Riley


April 29, 2004

Graveside services for Charles T. Riley, 81, Baldwin City, were Thursday, April 22, in Mount Sidney Cemetery in Linwood.
Mr. Riley died Monday, April 19, 2004, at Wellsville Manor Nursing Home.
He was born July 17, 1922, in Dallas, the son of Emmanuel and Ruby Ann Stubblefield Riley. He grew up in the Kansas City, Kan., area before moving with his family to Linwood, where he graduated from Linwood High School. He also lived in Bonner Springs before moving to the Worden area in 1963.
Mr. Riley served in the Army during World War II and attained the rank of sergeant. He was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Philippine Independence Ribbon, and World War II Victory Medal.
He was a farmer and dairyman. He ran a milk route for a few years and drove a school bus for the Baldwin school district for several years.
He married Barbara Burke on March 6, 1952, in Linwood. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include three sons, John Riley, Linwood, Mike Riley, Baldwin, and Bill Riley, Lawrence; and four grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association or Good Shepherd Hospice, sent in care of the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin 66006.

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