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Willie James Riley

Entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 22, 2015; Mr. Willie James Riley, Sr.  Residence: 2308 Mt. Pleasant Street Charleston, SC.

Mr. Riley is the husband of Mrs. Lena Smith-Riley; the father of Mr. Willie James Riley, Jr.; the step-father of Mr. Ronald Smith, Mr. Anthony Smith, Mr. Leonard Smith, Mrs. Tracey Bailey (Darrell) and Mr. Alan Smith (Avia); the brother of Ms. Martha Brown; the grandfather of 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Mr. Riley was 91 years old.

The relatives and friends of Mr. Willie James Riley, Sr. invite you to join with them as they celebrate the life of their loved one on Friday, November 27, 2015 11:00 AM at Mother Emanuel AME Church 110 Calhoun St. Charleston, SC.   Interment: Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Riley is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lena Smith-Riley; his son, Mr. Willie James Riley, Jr.; his step children, Mr. Ronald Smith, Mr. Anthony Smith, Mr. Leonard Smith, Mrs. Tracey Bailey (Darrell), and Mr. Alan Smith (Avia); 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, his sister, Ms. Martha Brown; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Viewing for Mr. Riley will be on Friday, November 27, 2015 from 10:00 AM until time of service.  There will not be any viewing on Thursday nor there any viewing after the services on Friday.




Guestbook

To This Bereaving family, what a wonderful soldier, he has carry the torch for so many, his work down here is done, I pray that God continues to give peace to his family

Nov 28 2015 12:00 AM

I want to offer my condolences to the family. I am so sorry for your loss. I pray you get comfort and peace of mind during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Revel 21:3, 4 ""and death will be no more.""

Nov 24 2015 12:00 AM