Let the memory of Roy be with us forever
  • 70 years old
  • Born on September 9, 1940 .
  • Passed away on February 9, 2011 .


Roy Elvin Riley Sr. 70, a resident of 4003 Lessie Lane passed away Wednesday, February 9th at his home.
A native of Granville County, the son of the late Johnny Veston and Lessie Johnson Riley. He was a member of Tally Ho First Baptist Church, was employed by Yancey Trucking after 44 years of service, a devoted husband and PaPa to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Friday, February 11th in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by Rev. Tommy Robertson. Burial will be in Tally Ho Baptist Church Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife of fifty years, Shelby “Jean” Pugh Riley of the home, a daughter, Kimberly Riley Thomasson (Russell) of Oxford, a son, Roy “Elvin” Riley Jr.(Sharon) of Roxboro, a sister, Linda R. Morris of Oxford, twin brother, Ray Melvin Riley of Stovall, Clarence W. Riley of Oxford, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruby Riley, Dorothy Suitt and Bertha West and a brother, Raymond Riley.
Flowers accepted or memorials can be made to Duke Hospice and Homecare, 4321 Medical Park Dr., Durham, NC 27704.
Visitation 7:00-8:30 PM Thursday evening , February 10th at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home.
Posted by Gail Irvan on July 2, 2012
I just came across this. I am terribly sorry for the loss. I know Ray and Barbara and their family. I pray that Roy's memories are with you each and every day. May God bless and keep you all in his care.
Posted by Dana Pippin on February 10, 2011
Forever missed and forever loved. Thoughts and prayers to the Riley Family.
Posted by William Martin on February 10, 2011
may the good lord be with you and your family during this time in your life. roy was a special friend to me when i was workinf for yancey trucking, he taugh me alot about trucking. may god be with you.         Billy Martin
Posted by Mae White on February 10, 2011
May he always be looking down on his family with love and know they remember him with fondest kind of ways he will always be missed.
Posted by Peggy Pugh McCaw on February 9, 2011
maybe he alway be remember for his kind ways and may his wife know that he was always be thought of in the fondest ways I will miss him greatly

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