Bob D. "Ginger" Riley
84, of Uhrichsville passed away on March 4, 2014 at Union Hospital in Dover following a brief illness. Born May 18, 1929 he was a son of the late Doris Pauline Riley. After graduating with the Dennison class of 1949 he went on to serve his country in the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Army. Robert retired from U.S. Concrete and then went on to work for Tuscarawas County Health Department and retired from there in 1994. He was a member of the Dennison First Church of God. Bob had been a member of the Dennison Eagles, a former president of the Clayworkers Union, the Wendy's coffee club, and was always an avid supporter of Dennison and Claymont athletics. Above all, Bob was a supportive husband and father and a loving grandfather. On May 7, 1966 he married the former Dorothy (Motley) Mishler who preceded him in death on March 9, 2003.
They are survived by their children, Glenn (Jackie) Mishler of Coshocton, Deborah Rist of Akron, Bruce Riley of Brightwood, Dick Mishler of Gnadenhutten, Bob (Kathy) Mishler of Uhrichsville, Brenda (Steve) Wallick of New Philadelphia, and Harold (Tracy) Riley of Uhrichsville; grandchildren, Tonya (Jamie) Garmon, Jessica (Chad) Landis, Nikki (Chad) Stocker, Josh Wallick, Lindsey (Richard) Gibbs, Kendra Mishler, Dessie Mishler, Beth (Aaron) Zimmerman, Sarah Graham, Brittany (Jeremy Cohs) Markley, KaLyn Markley, MacKenzie Riley, and Michael Rist; great grandchildren, Alexis, Kaden, Asher, Payne, Rylie, Zoe, Andrew, Kayla, Richard, Cameron, Layten, Rayne, Landon, Mason, Cecilia, Anne, Taylor, Juliette, Asher, and Autumn. In addition to his parents and wife, Bob was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Bob Rist; Aunt Maude Eash and Uncle Harold "Hen" Riley.
Services for Robert, officiated by Rev. Dean Teal, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Dennison First Church of God. Interment will follow beside his beloved wife in Uhrichsville's Union Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home in Dennison and one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Those wishing to honor his memory by a charitable contribution are encouraged to do so to the Dennison First Church of God.
R. K. Lindsey Funeral Home, Inc. - Dennison
26 Grant St. Dennison, OH 44621
Published in The Times Reporter on Mar. 6, 2014