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Darrell D. Riley Omaha, Neb.

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 11:02 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 11:10 a.m. CDT

Darrell D. Riley, 79, of Omaha, Neb., died Dec. 2, 2013, at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha, Neb.

A memorial interment of ashes will be held at Lenox Cemetery in the spring. Memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society.

Darrell D. Riley was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Sharpsburg.

Darrell graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1953.

Darrell served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1959, after being stationed at Fort Knox, Fort Sill and Fort Chaffee.

He found work in Omaha, Neb., as a heavy equipment mechanic.

Darrell married Mary Kester of Prescott on July 24, 1960. They resided on an acreage outside of Bennington, Neb., for 48 years.

They moved to Omaha in 2010.

Darrell had been disabled since 1994.

Darrell is survived by his wife Mary; sons, Mike of Bennington, Neb., and David (wife Stacie) of California and their daughter Jenna; daughter Diana of Bennington and her son Nikoli.

Darrell was preceded in death by his father Clarence in 1966, mother Helen in 1994 and sister Colleen in 1993.

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