BURLINGTON - Mr. Melvyn Nelson Riley, 75, of 3102 Juniper Drive, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at his residence.
A native of Lakeland, Florida, he was the son of Lawrence Riley Sr. and Elton Harrison Riley, both deceased and the husband of Vonda Reed Riley, who survives. He was a U.S. Army
His survivors include his wife of the home; brother, Clarence Riley of Orlando, Florida; sister, Jacquelyn Gayles of Buffalo, New York; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Mr. Riley's funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 17 at Alamance Funeral Service with the Rev. Michael Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Alamance Memorial Park.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service with the family arriving at 11:30 a.m. Public viewing will be held on Thursday from 1 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Alamance Funeral Service has the honor of serving the family.