GREENVILLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Brian Charles Riley, USAF Master Sergeant, age 37, of Minot, North Dakota, passed from this life on Tuesday, December 17, 2019.
He was born in Greenville, on June 26, 1982, a son of Steven D. Riley and Diane L. Junk.
After spending his childhood in the Pocono Mountains, he became a 2001 graduate of Greenville High School and served his country in the United States Air Force from 2001 – 2019.
In addition to being a soldier, Brian was an avid outdoorsman, writer, traveler and golfer. He also made a habit out of cooking for all of those around him.
Brian is survived by his father, Steven of Great Camanoe, British Virgin Islands; his mother, Diane of Greenville; a sister, Stephanie Hannan and her husband, Jesse, of Pittsburgh; two nephews, Hunter Hannan and Roosevelt Hannan; a brother-in-law, Matthew Hannan of Pittsburgh; an uncle, Scott Riley and his companion, Karen Clark, of Franklin, Pennsylvania; paternal grandmother, Marie Riley of Greenville and three great-uncles, Lewis Meeker of Ohio, Richard Meeker of Greenville and John Riley of Ohio.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 29, 2019, in Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, with Rev. Brian Riddle, Chaplain of Thiel College, officiating. Full military honors will be rendered at the conclusion of the service.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider honoring his memory with a donation and a few words to the Guardian Angels Service Dogs.