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Thomas "Tommy" Lee Riley

August 13, 1978 — December 28, 2023

      Tommy Lee Riley, age 45, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2023, at the Atrium Health Cleveland Hospital.

     Tommy was born Sunday, August 13, 1978, in Cherokee County to Eleanor Creamer Riley and the late William David Riley, Sr. He loved spending time with his family and grandkids. Tommy enjoyed shooting pool. He also attended Pilgrim Way Baptist Church.

     In addition to his father Tommy was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Riley.

     Beside his mother, Eleanor those left to cherish his memory include his children, Betty Riley, Shania Anderson (Jonathon), and CJ Anderson; siblings, Dave Riley Jr., (Suzy), Chris Riley (Aimee), Michael Riley (Amber), Tammy Jones (Jason); nine grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

     There will be a gathering of friends at the Harrelson Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.from 5:00 – 7:00 pm,

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