Charles Riley, Jr

Obituary of Charles Samuel Riley, Jr

Charles “Charlie” Samuel Riley, Jr., 72, of Seminole, Florida passed away August 25, 2021. He was born July 26, 1949, in Atlanta, Georgia to Wally and Earlene Yelverton. As a young boy, he and his family moved to Florida. In 1967 he graduated from Seminole High School, and in 1976, he graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, where he was a former member of Kappa Sigma. Charlie enjoyed spending time with family – eating, swimming, telling stories; sharing his love of fishing and boating with friends & family alike; riding his Harley with his wife; and taking many memorable trips in their Minnie Winnie. Charlie is survived by his soulmate and devoted wife of 21 years, Robin Riley (his “Robin Bird”); his children, Roger (Shenna) Melton, Robby Melton, Mat (Jenna) Riley, Jeffrey (Valerie) Beckley, Jeremy (Lola) Cornett, and Missy Riley; his grandchildren, each of which he shared a special and unique bond with: Zachary, Cody, Zoe “ZoBird,” Isabella, Eythan, Zada “Bug,” Jackson, Lucas, McKenzie, and Zayleigh; and his loyal dog, BizKit. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wally and Earlene Yelverton; sister, Carol Lowe; grandson, Baby Mat; and loyal dogs, Bailey Bird and Sam-Son. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to FLUFF Animal Rescue in Seminole. Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.

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