Charles Leon Riley Jr.

Charles Leon Riley Jr., 78 of Raytown, Missouri passed away December 28, 2022, at Centerpoint Medical Center from heart failure.

Memorial Services for Charles will be held at Heartland Cremation and Burial Society on Friday January 6, 2023. A Social Gathering will be from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Charles memorial service will follow at 3:00 PM. If you are unable to attend, you may view via livestream. Charles’s Celebration of Life

Charles Riley was veteran of the United States Marine Corp, with whom he obtained his GED. Charles enjoyed fishing, playing pool, bowling, and was a boxing enthusiast. Charles had many hobbies but most of all, he loved spending time with his grandkids and family. Charles joined Bread of Life Outreach Ministries in 1985 and soon after became a Deacon. He was also a member of the church choir and The Bread of Life Male Ensemble and the gospel group; John 3:16.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents Charles L. Riley Sr. and Mattie Riley, brother Danny Riley and sister Alfreda Riley.

Survivors of Charles include his wife Gwendolyn Riley, daughter Robin Jefferson (Willie), sons Aaron Riley (Melissa), Marcus Riley (Victoria), 17 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, brother Ronald Riley, sister Patricia Jones and a host of family and friends.

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  1. LaTanya and Aaron Dennis on December 31, 2022 at 4:33 pm

    Sending our most sincere condolences, love and prayers to our family.

    I love you Uncle June, you will be greatly missed ??

  2. Chester West on January 7, 2023 at 1:43 pm

    Sending my condolences…

  3. Lynette Fields on January 25, 2023 at 3:50 am

    I love and miss you immensely!!!! Until we meet again…

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