Gerald Riley

Gerald R. Riley

Tuesday, April 5th, 1949 - Saturday, May 8th, 2021
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Mr. Gerald (Gerry) R. Riley, age 72 of McMinnville, Tennessee passed from this life on Friday, May 8, 2021, at Willow Branch in McMinnville, Tennessee.

Gerry was born onTuesday, April 5, 1949 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Richard and Geraldine ( Reeder) Riley.

Gerry served this country in the Air Force for 27 years and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was a faithful member of Gath Baptist Church.

Gerry is survived by one son, Kevan and wife Jayde Riley of McMinnville, TN, two brothers, Mark and wife Carol Riley of Joelton TN, and Randall and wife Carol Riley of Louisville KY.

Three grandchildren, Josiah Riley, Malachi Riley, Hannah Riley all of McMinnville TN.

Family will receive visiters from 10.00 am to 12 Noon at Gath Baptist Church with the service to follow at 12 noon.

A Funeral service will be at 12:00 PM on Monday at Gath Baptist Church located at 6967 Smithville Hwy. McMinnville, Tennessee 37110 with the Bro. Rick Stewart officiating. Interment will be in Gath Cemetery, McMinnville, TN,

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  • Service

    Monday, May 10th, 2021 | 12:00pm
    Monday, May 10th, 2021 12:00pm
    Gath Baptist Church
    6967 Smithville Hwy.
    McMinnville, TN 37110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Bro. Rick Stewart
  • Interment

    Gath Cemetery
    6967 Smithville Hwy.
    McMinnville, TN 37110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Shannon Duke Allen

Posted at 09:59am
Many sweet memories of Gerald in our Joelton High School days. He married my dearest friend Judy💕 My love & sympathy to his son and family🙏 My husband too served 25 years in the army. God bless our service men and God bless the USA❤️🇺🇸💙 Shannon Duke Allen

John Campbell

Posted at 07:23pm
Prayers for the family. May you be comforted knowing many of his fellow Air Force veterans share in your grief at this sad news. Those of us who knew and worked with Gerry are saddened by his passing but know we’ll meet again. God Speed Gerry.

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