Lonnie Jay Riley 52, of Arthurdale, surrounded by his loving family, entered into eternal rest from Mapleshire Rehabilitation Center in Morgantown, on Saturday, March 16th, 2019
He was born May 11, 1966 in Morgantown the youngest child of Alston Ralph and Dorothy Alverta (Bishop) Riley. Lonnie worked for many years at the Sheltered Workshop, until health issues stopped him. He was a gentle person who loved to laugh and smile and give hugs. He was a diehard Mountaineer fan, always rooting them on. He enjoyed seeing deer, turkeys and all the birds around his home.
In addition to his mother Dorothy he leaves his three brothers: Brian Earl, Michael Dean, and Nimrod Lee Riley; four sisters: Marilyn Joy Newcome, Irene Rebecca Durr, Donna Lou Guire (and husband Kevin), and Mary Jane Zeigler; Nieces and Nephews: Brandy, Benjamin, Mikaela, Cameron, Lauren, Anna, Johnna, Malory, Luke, and Aubree; Great Nieces and Nephews: Anthony, Allyson, Paige, Josie, Carlee, Austin, Marsden, Leni Lou, Isabella, and Derek.
Lonnie was preceded in death by his father, Alston and his great niece Leslie.
Friends will be received at the Morgan Funeral Home, in Reedsville on Tuesday March 19th from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM, again on Wednesday March 20th 2019, from 10 - 11:00 AM the time of the Funeral Service .
Graveside Services will follow at Arthurdale Cemetery.
Donations in Lonnie's memory may be sent to:
Arthurdale Heritage,P.O. Box 850, Arthurdale, WV 26520 or Mapleshire Activities Fund, 30 Mon General Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505.
Special thanks to all the staff of WV Caring and Mapleshire for their Love and Devotion.
Morgan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Riley family.
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