Ronald L. Riley

Ronald L. Riley

December 23, 1931 - December 14, 2017

Ronald L. Riley

December 23, 1931 - December 14, 2017


Ronald l. Riley, 85, of charleston, passed away thursday, december 14, 2017, at home. 

he was born in cumberland, md., on december 23, 1931, to the late george and florede riley.

Ronald was a graduate of penn state university and a navy veteran.

He was retired from columbia gas and he served as west virginia state purchasing director during the administration of governor gaston caperton.

Ronald was a member and served on the board of governors of berry hills country club.

He was a volunteer for the ronald mcdonald house and the american red cross.

He is survived by his wife, constance c. Riley; children, rhonda

(curtis) bowen, ruth (lee) waugh and randy (phyllis) riley; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and step-daughter, laura shearer

(timothy) knapp.

Memorial service will be 1 pm monday, december 18, at first presbyterian church, charleston, with dr. William g. Mccoy officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made to the first presbyterian church, 16 leon sullivan way, charleston, wv 25301.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.Barlowbonsall.Com.

Barlow bonsall funeral home, charleston, has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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6 responses to Ronald L. Riley

  1. Dee Rumbaugh says:

    Relationship: Friend
    Location: West Virginia

    Connie, I Continue To Think Of You During This Time In Your Life. Ron’S Smile Was Contagious Especially With You By His Side. Such A Beautiful Couple. Hugs To You Pretty Lady. Continued Prayers.

  2. Mary Berg says:

    Location: North Carolina

    To The Family, My Sincere Condolences For The Loss Of Your Loved One. As You Cope With Your Loss, May You Be Comforted By The “Father Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, The Father Of Tender Mercies And The God Of All Comfort” (2 Cor 1:3) That One Day, “All Those In The Memorial Tombs Will Hear His Voice And Come Out.” (John 5:28, 29) My Deepest Sympathy.

  3. Relationship: Neighbor And Friend
    Location: Charleston West Virginia

    Connie And Family,
    I Am So Sorry For Your Loss. Ron Was Always Such A Jolly, Happy Soul. I Will Miss Seeing Him On Bedford Road. Please Reach Out To Me Anytime To Talk. Much Love To You And Your Family At This Sad Time.

  4. Sandy Jones says:

    Relationship: Cousin
    Location: Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania

    Dear Connie And Family,

    I Am Thinking Of You Today And Wish I Could Be With You To Celebrate And Remember Ronnie, My Very Dear Cousin. He Has Always Been Ronnie To Me Since He Lived With My Family His First Year Of College And I Was A Pesty. 7Th Grader Who Adored Him Like A Brother.

    I Will Be With You In Spirit And Send My Love To All The Family.

    Love, Sandy

  5. Relationship: Son’S Father In Law
    Location: Virginia Beach Virginia

    Ron, You Will Be So Missed By All Your Family And Friends…We’Ve Had So Much Fun Over The Years. Seems Most Of The Time It Was Over Some Good Food, Either At Thanksgiving Or Wedding Dinners And Rehearsal Dinners! Our Deepest Sympathy To All Your Family During This Very Difficult Time. Rest In Peace Now Ron, You Fought The Battle With Grace And A Smile..I Know You Are Already Enjoying Your Time In Heaven With Old Friends Of Days Gone By….We Loved You…

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