Kenneth Lee Riley, age 73 of Linden, VA and formerly of Petersburg, WV died Monday, August 9, 2021, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, VA.
Kenny was born on May 27, 1948, in Petersburg, WV and was a son of the late Walter Riley and Leafy (Moats) Riley.
In addition to his parents, Kenny was preceded in death by two sisters, Anna Marie Hartman and Frances Mallow; one brother, Clarence “Pete” Riley.
Kenny was the last member of his immediate family.
Kenny is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Carolyn E. “Carol” (Greenwalt) Riley; one son, Shane Clark and granddaughter, Ariel Clark of Chilhowie, VA; grandson, Slade Clark of Petersburg, WV; four nieces, Patty (Denny) Shoemaker and Tess Hartman Runions both of Moorefield, WV; Billie Jo (Kenny) High of Old Fields, WV; Marty (Cliff) Forsythe of Raleigh, NC; two nephews, B.D. Hartman and partner Terry of Indiana and Joe Mallow of Cabins, WV; several great nieces and nephews and several brothers and sisters-in-law.
Kenny was a United States Army veteran. He was a member of the American Legion Post 53 in Front Royal, VA. He worked in the coalmines and was a construction worker for many years. He worked as a contractor for the Federal Government and retired in 2014. Later he worked for the Warren County, VA until 2020.
He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved being home with his wife, family and friends.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Bergdoll officiating. Family will receive friends from 12 Noon till time of service at 1 PM on Thursday.
Interment will be in South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens in Petersburg, WV.
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