Timothy's Story

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Timothy N Riley was born on December 20, 1964 to Ralph and Kay (Renish) Riley in San Diego, CA. On January 19, 2018, in Muskogee, OK at the age of 53, he left his earthly bounds to join his Father in Heaven. Tim was a traveler. There were not many places in these United States he had not at least passed through during his travels. At the age of 18 he joined the US Army, 82nd Airborne, and served his country for 6 years. Always a patriot, Tim was proud to be an American. Tim was a carpenter and craftsman. He ran his own siding and windows business. He worked with many in the industry in Ft. Smith, AR, Muskogee and surrounding areas and made many business and personal friends. Tim was a great dad. He was proud of his children's accomplishments and was always ready with words of advice and love.
Left behind to honor his memory are his wife, Lisa, and step-daughter, Morgan McWethy, of the home; son, Timothy Martin (Topeka, KS); daughters and son-in-law Erica Riley (Ft. Smith, AR) and Aryn Ellenbarger (Jason) (Ft. Smith, AR); mother, Kay Custer (Show Low, AZ); father and step-mother Ralph Riley (Beverly) (Bells, TX); brother and sister-in-law, Cody Bennett (Michelle) (Lindale, TX); step-father and his wife David Bennett (Dee) (Vian, OK); plus a multitude of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, step-siblings, and cousins.
Science Care, a whole body donation company, was trusted with Tim's remains to harvest organs, cells, and tissues to further research for cancer and other diseases.
A memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Muskogee, OK on January 27, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Published on January 26, 2018
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