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Rev. Larry W. Riley

Rev. Larry W. Riley, age 71 of Cross Plains, TN, formerly of Paducah, died Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Alive Hospice in Madison, TN.  He was born the son of the late Theron Isaac Riley and the late Rosie Allene Atwell Riley.  He was a truck driver and pastor.  He pastored Gospel Chapel in Iuka, Mississippi for 20 years and Gospel Temple in Catlettsburg, Kentucky for 14 years.  He was of the pentecostal faith.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Gospel Assembly Church in Paducah with Rev. Steve Farmer and Rev. Jim Edwards officiating.  Burial will follow in Clarks River Cemetery in Graves County, Kentucky.  Visitation will be Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.  Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

He is survived by his wife: Cassandra Riley of Cross Plains, Tennessee; his son: Larry E. Riley (Beth) of Killen, Alabama; his daughters: Shawn Hamm (Greg) of Catlettsburg, Kentucky, and Stephenie Senft (John) of Greenbrier, Tennessee; his sister: Denise Timmons of  Waco, Texas; his grandchildren: Tanner Riley, Lindie Kate Riley, Tommy Hamm (Emily), Lee Hamm, Stephen Senft, Elizabeth Turrentine (Joshua), Sarah Senft, Abigail Senft, Grace Senft, Ashtin Montalto, and Jordan Senft;  his great grandchildren: Maddy Hamm, Ava Hamm, Noah Hamm, and River Hamm.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: LInda Joyce French Riley.


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We wanted to say we will miss Bro. Larry Riley. He's been a friend down through the years, along with his family. We loved to hear him sing and preach and just joke around. The Marvin Bell family.

Marvin and Shirley Bell Feb 4 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry about passing. For him he has realized the The Best has come.

Jamie& Pat Fox......Warren Mi. Feb 2 2018 12:00 AM

A Pedestal Arrangement was sent by The Little House of Prayer on February 2, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Feb 2 2018 12:00 AM

A Tropical Dish Garden with Fresh Flowers was sent on February 2, 2018

Our deepest sympathy Love, Greg and Christa Spears

Expression of Sympathy Feb 2 2018 12:00 AM

Prayers and love to all. Rest in Peace Bro Larry. Until we meet again

Tony Keeling Feb 1 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry Shawn and Eugene. I have no doubt your father is singing proud in that Heavenly choir. He was a true man of God and respected. I will always treasure the memories. I love you both and have you in my prayers.

Rita (Parks) Walker Feb 1 2018 12:00 AM

A Hope and Honor Cross Standing Easel was sent on February 1, 2018

Cassandra you are in our thoughts and prayers. May you and your family take comfort in the love you have for each other in the days ahead. Love, Butch and April Montalto

Expression of Sympathy Feb 1 2018 12:00 AM

A Mountain Meadow Pedestal Arrangement was ordered on February 1, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Feb 1 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear Brother Larry passed. Sure loved hearing him sing.
Love Doug and Sherry Bone

Fort Worth, Tx Feb 1 2018 12:00 AM