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In Memory Of Our Poets

Jackson "Jack" S. Riley, Jr. (1939-2020) - Class Of 1957

Jackson "Jack" Steiner Riley Jr. (81) passed away on November 24, 2020. Jack was born in Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson Steiner Riley Sr. and Elizabeth Carroll Riley.

He was laid to rest December 4, 2020, in Oakwood Cemetery at a committal service officiated by Rev. Lucas Tribble of First United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his sister, Carroll Riley (Franklin P. Smith III) Smith; nieces Jacqueline Ann Smith Bagley and Elizabeth Carroll Smith Burnette, nephew Frank Randolph "Randy" Smith and many grand and great-grand nieces and nephews mostly of Orlando, Florida.

A graduate of Sidney Lanier High School and Auburn University, he worked with the State of Alabama and as a sales representative for Shaklee products for over 30 years. Jack was a beloved friend and confidant to many. He particularly enjoyed years of family gatherings at Chewacla State Park.

Donations honoring his memory may be given to the First United Methodist Church of Montgomery.

Online condolences for the Riley family may be shared at www.Leak-MC.com.

Published in Montgomery Advertiser from December 14 to December 20, 2020.