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Richard "Rich" Rile


1957 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
RICHARD "RICH" JOSEPH RILE Age 61, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in Cody, Wyoming. He was born July 23, 1957 in Provo, Utah to Joseph Eldon Rile and Adelia Condie Rile. Growing up in Indio, CA, Rich swam competitively and later played water polo for Riverside Community College. He graduated from the Riverside County Sheriff's Academy in 1983. His honorary service and dedication within the Riverside Sheriff's Department spanned from 1985-2009. Highlights of his career included SWAT team, tactical instructor, central homicide, and Sheriff's Academy Sergeant for the Police Academy where he was an influential trainer to incoming officers for years. During this time, he also graduated with a degree in economics from California State University, San Bernardino. He retired in 2009 from the police force as a Lieutenant at the Jurupa Valley Station in Riverside, CA. Rich was well-known in the Riverside community for his strong presence and soft heart. Rich was a generous and loyal friend who will be greatly missed by many friends, family, and former colleagues. In 2009, Rich retired in Cody, Wyoming where he enjoyed his passions for fly-fishing, hunting, hiking, music, spending time with his dog, and most recently, prospecting. Rich will be sadly missed and is survived by his son, Joseph Rile; his mother, Adelia Rile, and sisters Stephanie Rile Romero, Melanie Rile Menezes, and Rebecca Rile Franklin. Rich will also be fondly remembered by his eight nieces and nephews and his dog, Moosh. He was predeceased by his father, Joseph Eldon Rile.
Published in Press-Enterprise from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2018
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