R. Bradley Riley, age 57, of Three Rivers passed away suddenly on December 7, 2011 at Bronson Methodist Hospital of Kalamazoo. Brad was born June 14, 1954 the son of Ronald C. and Joann (Rink) Riley.
Brad graduated in 1972 from Northridge High School, Middlebury, IN. He worked 18 years at T&M Rubber (Goshen). In 1990 Brad, along with His Father, Mother and Brother started Southern Michigan Rubber in Three Rivers, MI where he eventually became President of the corporation. He was also a member of the Three Rivers Elks B.P. O. E. # 1248, Moose Lodge, and the National Rifle Association. Brad was also very active with the Sons of the American Legion Hice-Shutes Post# 170.
Brad enjoyed many outdoor hobbies such as golf, hunting and fly fishing for trout. But his true happiness was found in spending time with his family and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald C. Riley in 2002.
Brad leaves to cherish his memory loving family, mother, Joann Riley of Three Rivers; girlfriend, Tommi Hunt of Three Rivers; sons, Jim(Melissa)Riley of Eaton Rapids, MI and Drew(Bonita)Riley of Three Rivers; daughter, Dianne(Kris)Dempsey of Bloomington, IL; brother, Randy Riley, sister, Marel (Mike) Ryman, both of Constantine. Grandchildren, Emma and Allison Riley, Alicia Bryant, Sam Riley, Jackson, Grace, Clara, and Delaney Dempsey. Three nieces, April McKeown, Angela Riley, and Jaime Schroeder.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 at the Hohner Funeral Home in Three Rivers.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 at the New Hope Assembly of God Church on 56552 Buckhorn Rd., Three Rivers, MI. with Pastor Jim Riley officiating.
Interment will be held in West Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, IN.
Memorials may be donated to the Three Rivers Food Pantry or the St. Joseph County Pregnancy Helpline. Envelopes available at the funeral home.