Clinton D. “Butch” Riley, 64 of Star City, died Wednesday at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. He was born September 2, 1948 in Bastrop, LA to Ruby Ashley Riley and the late Clinton Riley. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Star City, where he was a former youth leader, served in Vietnam with the US Navy, was a millwright for International Paper Co., member of International Paper Quarter Century Club, a former scout master and member of Star City Men’s Club, where he was a youth baseball coach. He loved the LSU Tigers and watching rodeo.
Besides his father, he was also preceded in death by a daughter; Amanda Ruth Riley.
Survivors include his wife; Deborah Reynolds Riley of Star City, his mother; Ruby Riley of West Memphis, 2 sons; Clayton Riley (Holly) of Woodlawn and Jonathan Riley (Stefanie) of Star City, 1 brother; William G. Riley of Wynne, 2 sisters; Susie Riley Platt of Vilonia and Lisa Riley Adams of West Memphis and 2 grandchildren; Logan Taylor Riley and Gracie Ruth Riley.
Funeral Services are 10:00AM Saturday at Griffin Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bryan Diffee and Bro. John Shafer officiating. Visitation is 6:00-8:00PM Friday at the funeral home. Burial at Holly Springs Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Youth Fund.
The family will be at the home of Jonathan Riley at 307 Lavender Rd., Star City, AR 71667.
Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Online guestbook awww.griffinfuneralservice.net.