William "Bill" Charles Riley

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William "Bill" Charles Riley

Birthplace: White Cloud, Michigan, United States
Death: Died in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Place of Burial: Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Lawerance Riley and Emma Riley
Husband of Elleyn Genevieve Riley
Father of Charles Riley; James Riley; Virginia May Teresa Nicholas; Mary Riley; Nettie Riley and 7 others
Brother of John Lawerance Riley; Ivy Riley; Nettie Mary Thornton and Michael Riley

Occupation: Fruit Farmer & Butcher
Managed by: Larry Michael Boyer
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About William "Bill" Charles Riley

Bill Riley was raised in Michigan and came West at an early age. He farmed in Montana before coming to Spokane, Washington where he worked as a butcher at Armour and Carsons Meat Company. He met and married Elleyn Rice on June 6th 1912 in Couer d' Alene, Idaho. They lived in Midway, B.C. ( Canada ) and later in Pentiction, B.C. ( Canada ).

They had 12 children ( 6 sons and 6 daughters ) and each and everyone of them where very talented. They sang, yodeled, played musical instruments, played sports and were artistic. Bill was fore many years a fruit farmer, but his real love was hunting. He could out shoot anyone at a Target Shooting Contest. Elleyn enjoyed singing and raising their children. Many wonderful memories spent at their home will be remembered by all. The sing alongs, games played and story telling that scared everyone to death.

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William "Bill" Charles Riley's Timeline

October 3, 1891
White Cloud, Michigan, United States
April 15, 1913
Age 21
March 13, 1915
Age 23
United States
November 5, 1916
Age 25
Ferry, Washington, United States
January 10, 1918
Age 26
April 9, 1920
Age 28
November 15, 1921
Age 30
Ferry, Washington, United States
April 3, 1923
Age 31
March 13, 1926
Age 34