Obituary Details

Patrick "Pat" Edward Riley

(04/22/1945 - 12/20/2011)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 12/28/2011

Pat Riley

Patrick Edward Riley, 66, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, passed away Dec. 20, 2011, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. He was under the care of Creekside Home Health & Hospice.

Pat was born April 22, 1945, in Maryville, Missouri, Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Ray Nolan Riley and Erma Ardele Stallman Riley. He grew up in Lance Creek, Wyoming, and graduated from Lusk High School.

Following high school he joined the U. S. Navy, attended electrician "A" school, and served as an Electrician's Mate during the Vietnam War. At age 19, while serving in the Navy, Pat was involved in an automobile accident and has been disabled the past 47 years.

In addition to Wyoming and Idaho Falls, Pat also lived in Hopkins, Missouri, and Rosebud, Arkansas.

Pat enjoyed bowling, music, riding his stationary bike, cards, football, and loved the Arkansas Razorbacks.

Patrick is survived by brother, Michael J. (Marie) Riley of Portland, OR, brother, Dan B. (Gloria) Riley of Benicia, Calif.; sister, Lana R. Riley of Fresno, Calif., sister, Gail Elin (Leslie) Bingham of Idaho Falls, ID; He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Tim Eric Riley and Joe Amos Riley.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held at a later date in the Hopkins Cemetery in Hopkins, Missouri. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

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