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“You will be forever in my heart! ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Jennifer Hunley - Lorain, OH

“So many memories to choose, ....i remember one time Aunt Nugget took me to the airport to have lunch with Uncle Bud and he let us have our lunch in...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Tina Craddock - Barberton, OH

“REST IN PEACE "DAD RILEY" SO MANY MEMORIES OF THE WAY YOU STEPPED IN AS A SURROGATE DAD WHEN MY OWN DAD PASSED AWAY WHEN I WAS 8 YEARS OLD. YOU...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: LINDA (ESTOK) LAMB - OH

“Peace be with you now and always. grace ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: erin labranche - lorain, OH

“Sorry four loss ! Sending my love to all the Riley Family, may God comfort your hurt, as he sees you through this time ! ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Tom Starnes - Overton , TX

“papa , I love you. I will love you very much, Boo ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Shayla - Lorain, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family . ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Maggie Losito-Hales - Lorain, OH

“never forget spending a couple of weeks every summer at bud and nugget"s. i loved taking care of my "little cousins"Uncle Bud was always fun to be...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: debbie miller - uniontown , OH

“Dad .. A Father's Love A father is respected because he gives his children leadership... appreciated because he gives his children care... ...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Lori and Cliff Chilcott - FL

“Can't wait to go fisihing with ya Love ya dad ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jeff - Son

“I am sorry for you loss! Memories of when I was young with all of your family, and my friend Lori were very good ones that never leave me. Thinking...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Brenda Stevens - Rocky Face , GA


Bert Forest Riley, age 77, of North Ridgeville, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2012 at EMH Regional Medical Center, following a short illness.
He was born in Cowen, West Virginia and had been a resident of North Ridgeville for the past 48 years moving from Olmsted Falls. He also lived in Akron.
Bert served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.
He worked as a supervisor in air freight for C.F. Air for 20 years, retiring in 2002. He previously worked as a ramp agent for Eastern Airlines for 20 years.
He was a former member of VFW Post 9871 in North Ridgeville and American Legion in Akron.
He enjoyed word and jigsaw puzzles, fishing and working in his yard.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Dorothy (nee Tharp); daughter, Lori (Cliff) Chilcott of Mulberry, Florida; sons, Randy (Stacey) of S. Amherst, Jeff of North Ridgeville; grandchildren, Jennifer Hunley, Jessica Widener, Cassie Riley, Sara Shuman, Kaylie Chilcott; 6 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bert and Amy Riley; brothers, Jim, Jack and Allen; sister, Jane Funkhouser.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday at 3:00 PM at the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville. Rev. Chuck Behrens will officiate.
Private burial in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106.