RILEY, CHARLES NELSON age 35, of Kodak, TN, passed away Thursday February 7, 2013. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen R. Riley; grandparents Thomas E. Riley, Hazel M. Riley, Charlie J.B. Cates, and Evelyn M. Cates; uncle James W. Riley, and cousins David Wolfenbarger, and Kelmer G. Cupp, Jr. Left to cherish his memory are loving father, Nelson A. Riley of Kodak; sister and brother-in-law, Hannah and Steven Keirsey of Maryville; aunts and uncles T.A. and Ada Riley, Sarah Lynn White, Sharon and Harold Hixon, Mary and Wallace Yoakum, Betty and Kelmer Cupp, Sr., Ronnie Cates, Shirley Bible, and Jimmy and Jocie Cates; and many cousins and friends, including close cousins Joe Cates and Sonya Bible. Charlie was of the Baptist faith, and a sixteen year employee of Wolverine World Wide. He graduated from Jefferson County High School in 1995. Charlie was the life of the party, always happy and carefree until his illness. Funeral services will be 8:00 PM Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at Bridges Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie White officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:45 AM Wednesday at Pleasant Grove Piney Cemetery for an 11:00 AM interment. Pallbearers: David Yoakum, Joe Cates, Bryan Lewis, David Whitaker, Shane Smith, Gerald Lowery. The family will receive friends 5:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday at Bridges Funeral Home, Rutledge Pike, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 865-523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Feb. 10 to Feb. 13, 2013