EAST PALESTINE - George K. Riley Jr., 63, of West North Avenue, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Friday, July 4, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, after becoming ill at a holiday gathering.
Born Nov. 30, 1950, in Salem, he was a son of the late George K. and Jean Gorby Riley Jr.
He had owned and operated his own trucking company, George Riley Trucking, Inc., until retiring just last year. He was affiliated with the East Palestine Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include a son, George Ken Riley II, a daughter, Melanie Walker, both of East Palestine; two grandsons; a sister, Joanne Brown, East Palestine; and a brother, Michael Riley, Columbiana.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home, with Pastor Pamela Price of the East Palestine Church of the Nazarene, officiating. Burial will follow in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, New Waterford. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Monday.