Bill E. Riley, 64, of Nampa, passed away Monday, September
4, 1995, at a Nampa hospital of a sudden heart attack.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday,
September 7, 1995, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
C.J. "Tom" Cotner, a friend, will officiate. Friends
are asked to meet at the cemetery. Services are under
the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Bill E. Riley was born on September 9, 1930, at Wilburton,
Oklahoma, to Vea J. and Ruby Abner Riley. He was
reared and educated in Oklahoma. After his schooling
he entered the U.S. Army and served during the Korean
Conflict, receiving the Korean Service Medal, W/2 Bronze
Service Star, National Defense Service Medal and the Good
Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged and
returned to Oklahoma where he worked in construction, on the
pipeline and also for the Coors Dist. Co.
He later moved to Idaho where he married Carylen Loewen on
July 27, 1974, and they made their home in the Nampa area.
Bill worked for Elmer Tiegs and Maurice Clements in their
farming operation for several years. He then became
Water Master over the Reynolds Creek area. He later
retired, and they have resided in Nampa since.
Bill is survived by his wife, Carylen of 22 years; 1 son,
John Riley, Blackwell, Oklahoma; 4 daughters, Diana Cook,
Ponca City, Oklahoma, Linda Epperson, Blackwell, Oklahoma,
Shari Clark, Stroud, Oklahoma, Sandra (Mrs. Chuck) Wallinga,
Kuna; and 13 grandchildren.
preceded in death by his parents and 2 stepsons, Kent and