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Jeffrey R. Riley

October 12, 1965 April 5, 2018
Jeffrey R. Riley
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Obituary for Jeffrey R. Riley

Jeffrey R. Riley, 52, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 surrounded by his family at The Ohio State University-James Cancer Center after a brave battle with melanoma . He was born on October 12, 1965, in Springfield the son of James R. and Joann (Gremler) Riley.

He graduated from Kenton Ridge High School, class of 1984 and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from ITT. He worked in Houston, Texas for Boardwalk Pipeline as Director of IT. Jeffrey was a 32nd Degree Mason and as a hobby enjoyed technology, sailing, bowling, stained-glass art and music. He was extremely gifted in music and was able to play most any instrument and sung beautifully. He also was an avid Ohio State and hockey fan.

Jeffrey is survived by his parents, sister, Jennifer (Daniel) Duncan of Oregon, three nephews: Liam, Riley and Malcolm Duncan; special aunt, Mary Goheen, and several close aunts, uncles, cousins, many friends and care team members.

A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held on Monday, April 9, 2018 from 5-7:00 p.m. in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. A memorial celebration of his life will follow the visitation at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Carl Ruby officiating. Jeffrey will be held close in the memory of all who knew him and will be dearly missed.

Please join the family and friends immediately following the memorial services for an informal gathering at Littleton & Rue. If you have a favorite dessert to share, please do bring it along.

In honor of Jeff's work to end cancer through his passion for bowling, contributions can be made to a nonprofit that he supported alongside his best friends, offering his IT experience, loving support and deep friendship: https://strikingagainstbreastcancer.org


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Memorial Visitation

Monday

9

Apr

5:00 PM 4/9/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/9/2018 7:00:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory
830 N. Limestone St. Springfield 45503 OH
United States

Memorial Service

Monday

9

Apr

7:00 PM 4/9/2018 7:00:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory
830 N. Limestone St. Springfield 45503 OH
United States

Family Gathering

Monday

9

Apr

8:00 PM 4/9/2018 8:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 4/9/2018 9:00:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Please join the family and friends immediately following the memorial services for an informal gathering at Littleton & Rue. If you have a favorite dessert to share, please do bring it along.

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory
830 N. Limestone St. Springfield 45503 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Striking Against Breast Cancer

In honor of Jeff's work to end cancer through his passion for bowling, contributions can be made to a nonprofit that he supported alongside his best friends, offering his IT experience, loving support and deep friendship: https://strikingagainstbreastcancer.org
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