William "Bill" C. Riley | 1952 - 2012 | Obituary

William "Bill" C. Riley
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William "Bill" C. Riley

Born: October 19, 1952
Died: May 17, 2012

William C. “Bill” Riley, 59, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday morning, May 17, 2012, at his home.

He was born on October 19, 1952, in Tiffin, Ohio, to Wayne C. and Marilyn L. (Linker) Riley. On August 30, 1986, he married Sandra J. Triana.

Survivors include his parents, wife, Sandy; son, Kevin Riley of Sylvania, Ohio; two daughters, Tricia (Chris Tiell) Glowniak of Tiffin, Ohio and Amy (J.P. Parsons) Glowniak of Las Vegas, NV; two brothers, Dan (Dana) Riley of Catawba Island, Ohio and Tom Riley of Tiffin, Ohio; and granddaughter, Julia Tiell.

He was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Vicki Riley.

Bill graduated in 1971 from Tiffin Columbian High School and attended the University of Michigan. He was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ. He was the Director of Sales for Quality Welding; formerly Erie Industries. Bill was the past president and Vice President of the Issac Walton, maintained the pond, and also helped out with the youth fishing derby. He volunteered his time to the community; participating in the river cleanup, street cleanup and at Miller Farm. He received the “Everyday Hero Award in 2009 and the Volunteer of the Year Award in 2009. He was a past member of the Tiffin Eagles, Ducks Unlimited and the NRA. Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, and the outdoors; which he called “God’s Church.”

A Memorial service will be at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at Trinity United Church of Christ, Tiffin, with Rev. Dr. Louis Dorsch officiating. There will be no burial at this time.

Friends may visit and share stories with the family on Monday, May, 21, 2012 from 6-8:00 P.M. at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883 and from 11:30-1:00 P.M. at Trinity United Church of Christ on Tuesday, May 22, 2012.

Memorial contributions may be made to F.A.C.T., Isaac Walton or Community Hospice Care.

Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.

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