July 6, 2009
Thursday, July 9, 2009 7:00pm Skillman, McDonald & Vernon
Kenneth Everett Riley, 72, of Mechanicsburg passed away Monday, July 6, 2009 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, OH.
He was born March 29, 1937 in Mechanicsburg, the son of Charles E. and Martha F. (Carter) Riley.
Ken was a 1955 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School. He was part of the Wire Team at International Harvester/Navistar. Ken was a member of the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife whom he married on May 25, 1974, Elaine (Musgrave); daughters, Melanie D. (Mark) Borham of Delaware, Melissa S. (Marvin) Snyder of Mechanicsburg; son, Patrick A. (Julie) Campbell of Medina; grandchildren, Nikki (Mike) Wine of Cardington, Chad Snyder of Mechanicsburg, Morgan, Chelsea, and Sydney Campbell all of Medina; great grandchildren, Andrea and Owen Wine; sister, Marilyn S. (Sam) Faulkner of Mechanicsburg; brothers, Charles E. (Connie) Riley of Mechanicsburg, Jerry L. (Brenda) Riley of Mechanicsburg, Tom (Robin) Riley of Mechanicsburg and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Patsy Rowe.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2009 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD, &VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with Dr. Rev. Harley Roston officiating. The family will receive friends following the memorial service.
Following Ken’s wishes, his body will be cremated and the burial of his cremated remains will be held at the convenience of the family in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Champaign County Cancer Association P.O. Box 38125 Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.