Randal E. Riley

May 04, 1955 ‒ October 04, 2019

Waldo, Ohio
Formerly of Green Camp, Ohio

Randal E. Riley, age 64 of Waldo, OH, passed away Friday, October 4, 2019 in Columbus. He was born May 4, 1955 in Marion, OH to Marilyn (Robbins) and the late James Riley.

Left to cherish Randy’s memory are his daughter, Jenny Riley; mother, Marilyn Riley, brother, Jeff (Krystal) Riley; nephew, Kolton Riley; niece, Tiffany Shoup, his special canine companion, Beau; and several other relatives and friends.

Randy was a talented furniture repairman by trade, having worked many years for reputable furniture stores. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed camping and hiking, bird watching, and gardening. He was knowledgeable about all of the local plants and trees, and felt at home among them. Randy was a Cleveland Indians fan, and watched the Blue Jackets for his daughter. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his daughter.

Services will be held privately by the family.

Donations in Randy’s memory may be made to the James Cancer Hospital, https://www.giveto.osu.edu/makeagift/OnlineGivingDonation.aspx?Source_Code=DEV_AG-MED_CHRI-JamesWeb-ON-S&Fund=313545, the National Audubon Society, https://act.audubon.org/onlineactions/Sy2GTJ1Jtkugo1SCyR572g2?ms=digital-fund-web-website_nas-topmenu, or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, https://donate.lls.org/lls/donate

Arrangements entrusted to Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware, OH.

  • I wish I had been able to spend some time with Randy after I graduated from High School. (1976) Growing up in Green Camp I looked up to the Riley brothers, they were so good in Sports and such great athletes, remembering how they played baseball ⚾️ and Basketball 🏀 … they had fun and we enjoyed cheering them on as kids! My condolences to your family.

    Gods Blessings
    Jerry Layne

  • I was so sorry to hear this. My deepest sympathy and prayers for Jenny, Marylin, Jeff and family.
    I can’t help but think of all the fun we had growing up. Many fond memories! RIP Randy.

  • This world was truly blessed to have this great man in it. I was blessed to be his friend. My heart and prayers and love goes out to his daughter Jenny, his brother Jeff and especially to his Mom, Marilyn. R I H !! 🕷🕷🕷

  • I remember Randy (Just like his dad and brother) being a natural athlete in many different sports. Just about every Green Camp boy played some kind of sport at the Riley house with Randy and Jeff at one time or another. I can still picture Randy as he and his dad played golf together at Hickory Grove when he was a very young boy. His daughter Jenny, his mother Marilyn, his brother Jeff, and their families are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Randy and Jeff always let me hang out with them. They were like big brothers. Randy always had a smile on his face. He taught me about hunting, and trapping but mostly just to enjoy nature. My prayers to Aunt Marylin and all my cousins. God Bless you all.

  • I worked with Randy for many years. He was not only a good friend but a good man. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.

  • Dear Marilyn and family, I am so sorry for your. loss. It is so very hard lossing a child or sibling. I will be thinking of you.

  • Hi marilyn this is Debbie Jeffers Robinson Sorry to read about Randy. He was a sweet person. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  • As growing up in Green Camp the Riley family were well known .We are sorry to hear of Randy’s passing.Are thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • So sorry to lose another Green Camp kid. We always had such a good time together growing up in this small town. It wasn’t hard to find something to do, play a ball game, ride your bike around town etc….and we all looked out for each other. Our deepest sympathy to Marilyn, Jeff, and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. The Kempton family

  • I sat a few times with Randy while he was a patient here in the James BMT . He was a very sweet man. Thoughts and prayers go to his daughter Jenny and family as well.

  • My deepest sympathies to the Riley family. We all knew the Riley family. My sister Connie & brother Bob spent a lot of time with the Riley’ s after we moved to Green Camp in 1964. I was so sorry to
    Hear of his passing.
    Gail (Krichbaum) Prater

  • I’m so so sorry for the loss of Randy, was always such a sweet guy. Sending our love and thoughts to the family. I know how hard it is for the mother, Marilyn, and a sibling ,Jeff and family and loosing a parent. I’m so sorry all of you had to go through this grief.

    Gene and Kathi Ritchie💔

  • I am deeply sorry for your loss. Randy was my best friend growing up in Green Camp. We spent many, many hours playing guitar, swimming, riding bikes, hunting, fishing, trapping and camping out. When we weren’t doing those things, we could be found sitting with the Schmidt girls on their front porch. Thank you for the memories Ol’ Buddy!

  • Grew up in Green Camp and played baseball with Randy. Later years would run into him in Waldo.
    Randy was always easy to talk to and good to interact with over the years. RIP Randy !

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