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January 16, 2013

Bill D. Riley, 69; of Jeffersonville

Funeral services for Bill D. Riley, 69, of Jeffersonville, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at E. M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville. He died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital.

 He was a retired mechanic from K-Mart Penske Automotive. He was the owner and driver of the Riley Racing Team at the Sportsdrome and Fairgrounds since 1962, and was a native of Burkesville, Ky.

He is survived by his wife, Susan J. Bridgewater Riley; sons, Earl D. and Bill H.  and Deane Riley, all of Jeffersonville; daughter, Debbie R. Klingsmith, of Clarksville; step-daughter, Dori K. Jenkins, of Tolleson, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, James A. Riley, mother, Arlie M. Riley, brother, James H. Riley, and sisters, R. Jewell Warren and Ronda J. Wilson.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 

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