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James Riley

James Earl "Jimmy" Riley

Wednesday, January 24th, 1940 - Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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Obituary

James Earl Riley “Jimmy”, 80, of Salem, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 56 years, Carolyn Sue Riley; sons, Gregory Riley (Bill Martin), and James Richard Riley (Allison); granddaughters, Emily Salvia (Mike), as well as Sarah and Rachael Riley; and last but not least his, special nephew, David Reustle.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Sherwood Memorial Park. A celebration of his life will be held at the family’s home immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, please make charitable contributions in his name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
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  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Sherwood Memorial Park
    Address
    1250 East Main Street
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Ginny Roll
  • Interment

    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Sherwood Memorial Park
    Address
    1250 East Main Street
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Rosemary Barger

Posted at 09:52am
Sue I'm so sorry for your lost I'm thinking of you and my God be with as you walk thru this part of life.
Rose Barger
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Barbara Meadows

Posted at 08:53am
I'm sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time Jimmy was loving and kind man
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David Moore

Posted at 05:37pm
Thinking of you in your time of loss
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Peggy Wright

Posted at 10:04am
My dearest longtime friend Sue & Family. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Jimmy. May God comfort you and help you get thru this difficult time. I have fond memories of Jimmy, his smile, and how no one ever felt like a stranger to him. Love you so much.
PW

Peggy Wright

Posted at 09:18am
With love and hugs,
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