Robert “Bobby” Riley, 75, of Cox’s Creek, passed away Tuesday December 3, 2019 at Landmark of Bardstown. He was born July 18, 1944 in Nelson County, a farmer, United States Army National Guard Veteran, and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his son, Andy Riley; parents, Norris and Mary Frances Riley; two brothers, Billy Riley, and Pat Riley; and three sisters, Barbara Catherine Durbin, Joann Nalley, and Sister Rose “Jenny” Riley.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patty Ford Riley; five sons, Bob (Connie) Riley, Donnie Riley, Mike (Deborah) Riley all of Cox’s Creek, Richie (Kelly) Riley of Bardstown, and Pat (Amanda) Riley of Pleasureville; eighteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, John “Buddy” (Rita) Riley, Joe (Jackie) Riley, and Bernie (Becky) Riley; two sisters, Bee (Ray) Hall, and Marie (David) Flood; and several nieces and nephews.
His Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Friday December 6, 2019 at St. Michael Catholic Church, with burial in St. Michael Cemetery in Fairfield. Rev. Johnny Johnson will officiate. Visitation will be 3 – 8 pm Thursday December 5 and 9 – 10:15 am Friday December 6 at Barlow Funeral Home. A prayer service will be 7 pm Thursday.
Memorial contributions may go toward his service.
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