Thomas Riley

Thomas Riley, 74, passed away on October 31, 2014 at Scott and White Hospital in College Station. Visitation will be from 2 pm until 4 pm, Sunday November 2, 2014 at Reliance Baptist Church, 6925 Reliance Church Road. Interment will follow at 4 pm in Reliance Cemetery.

Thomas was born to Bill and Lottie Riley on April 4, 1940 in Reliance, Texas. He graduated Bryan High School and played football at Allen Academy. Tommy loved hunting and fishing with his son and grandsons. He worked for USDA located at Texas A&M for 20 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Bill and Lottie Riley, son: Tony Riley, brothers: Robert Riley, Webb Riley and Buddy Riley.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years Jean Riley; his son, David Riley and wife Lee Ann; his daughters Suzanne Krupa and husband Robert, Jeanne Kolbe and husband Carl; his sister, Dorothy Bowman; brother-in-law, Eldon Baker; sisters-in-law Bernice Riley and Nell Riley; grandchildren Tommy Lane Riley, Josh Krupa, Chad Kolbe, Dominic Angonia, Carli Holland and Harlee Riley; great grandchildren Carter Krupa, Lane Riley, Cade Krupa, Hallie Krupa and Cooper Riley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

For those who desire, contributions in Tommy’s memory can be sent to Reliance Baptist Church, 6925 Reliance Church Rd., Bryan, TX 77808.


  1. I’m so sorry that he is gone. He will be greatly missed. Remember the good times and hang in there.
    Love y’all
    Bonnie and Delaynie

  2. Tommy,
    We are sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Please let us know if there is anything that you need. We are always here to talk if you need us. Your grandfather was a great man and will truly be missed.

    Love y’all and take care,
    Harry, Laura KirkWade and Al

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