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Samuel

Franklin

Riley III

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November 25, 2022

Samuel Franklin Riley III, 56, of 132 S. Marion Ave., died, Friday November 25, 2022, at Lewis Gale Alleghany Regional Hospital in Low Moor. Mr. Riley was born on June 5, 1966, in Bath County a son of the late Samuel F. Riley Jr. and France Moats Riley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother William F. Riley; a great grandfather figure Tommy Powers; and grandparents Beulah and Roscoe Simmons. He served in the United States Navy. He had attended Faith Baptist Church and was a member of the election boards. He loved to go to yard sales and the dollar stores as well as take long drives and take pictures of the scenery. He was a kindhearted person who would lend a hand before asking for anything, and he loved his dog. In keeping with his wishes his body has been cremated. Surviving are his three brothers Scherrile (Melenie) Riley, Richard (Mary) Riley, and Thomas (Cindy) Riley all of Covington; four nieces and nephews; Jennifer (Shane Kincaid) Riley, Alisha Williams of Glen Wilton, Richard Riley of Covington, and McKinlee Riley of Covington; seven great nieces and nephews to include Tyler Kincaid; his aunt Dreama Martin; his uncle Albert Cooper; a number of cousins to include Donna Burns, Kelly Green-Beavers, Gary Simmons, and Johnny Simmons; a number of special friends to include Roy Craft, Brandon Lipes, Harry Casey, Dustin Williams, Arnold Meadows, Chad Perkins, and Robert McDonald; and his beloved dog Natasha Sierra (Tay Tay).. The family will receive their friends on Saturday December 3, 2022, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. The funeral arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home.
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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