Jeff S. Riley | Obituary

By on October 30, 2013 at 12:45 pm

Jeff S. Riley, 57, of Columbia, died Oct. 27, 2013.

He was the beloved husband of Linda Riley (nee Weiss); loving father of Erin C. Riley; dear son of the late Herbert Rip and Gloria Riley; dear brother-in-law, son-in-law, step-son, uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Jeff was an avid sportsman who loved hunting, fishing and the outdoors. An independent free spirit, he lived every day to the fullest. He traveled the world with his friends and was a lover of antique cars.

He was also a past member and president of the Columbia Kiwanis Club and was a member of Ducks Unlimited.

The Riley family would like to thank Dr. Amy Loden and the staff at Barnes Jewish Hospital for their wonderful care.

A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m., at Kutis Affton Chapel (10151 Gravois Rd., St. Louis).

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Monroe County/Helping Strays.


Tammy Taylor

Tammy is an award-winning Graphic Artist for the Republic-Times. She has worked at the newspaper for almost 15 years, while her and her husband Norman, of 34 years, are owners of Sunderman's Garage in Columbia. She enjoys photography and her five grandchildren.