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George Riley, Sr., 88, of Beallsville, died Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Wheeling Hospital.

He was born June 20, 1932, near Beallsville, a son of the late Frank and Myrtle Goodrich Riley.

George retired from the former ORMET Corporation near Hannibal, however his love of working on the family farm remained a constant throughout the years. He attended the former Beallsville United Methodist Church and was a proud U.S. Air Force veteran.

Surviving are his loving wife of 65 years, Mary Ann Whinery Riley, whom he married on Aug. 15, 1954; their children, George (Rio) Riley, Jr., Janice (Dale) Hall, and Bruce Riley; six grandchildren, Christopher Hall, Joey-Lynn (Timothy) Robinson, Katie Hall (Eric Timmons), Samantha Hall, Cheyenne Riley, and Sean Riley; three great-grandchildren, Riley Robinson, Georgie Robinson, and Theodora Timmons; a brother, James Riley; two sisters, Bertha Brandon and Roberta (Carl) Chadwell; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by an infant son, Allen Glen Riley, and a sister, Louise Fearon.

Graveside services with full Military Honors by American Legion Post 768 will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020, in the Beallsville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Beallsville EMS, P.O. Box 154, Beallsville, OH 43716.

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