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Dudley Riley

August 11, 1922 — June 6, 2022

Dudley Riley, age 99, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Monday, June 6, 2022 at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center, Hanson, KY. Mr. Riley was born on August 11, 1922 to the late Sam Riley and Minnie Menser Riley. He began working at the VA Hospital at Outwood near Dawson Springs, KY and expanded his career as an administrator for veteran’s hospitals in several locations in the United States before retiring. Mr. Riley served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII and served one year as a Prisoner of War in Germany. Additionally, he served as the U.S. POW President for several years during his lifetime. He was a member of the Dawson Springs First Baptist Church.



Mr. Riley is survived by his wife, Ruth Riley of Dawson Springs, KY; two daughters, Phyllis Caldwell of Avon, IN, and Pamela Sue Henderson (Loren) of Hartford, KY; two sons, Michael Dudley Riley (Jan) of Pittsboro, IN, and David Wayne Riley of Speedway, IN; nine grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild due in August of 2022.



He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Mary Olene Bullock Riley; daughter, Sandra Kay Gilman; a granddaughter, Amy Danielle Caldwell; son-in-law, Johnny Dale Caldwell; two sisters and five brothers.



Visitation for Mr. Dudley Riley will be Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 12:00 PM until the funeral hour at 2:00 PM with Chaplain Bill Bursztynski officiating.



Active Pallbearers include Mike Riley, David Riley, Loren Henderson, Cameron Long, Mike Erwin and Charles Riley.



Mr. Riley's service will be streamed live on Beshear Funeral Home Facebook beginning at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 11, 2022. (To view: “Google” beshearfuneralhomefacebook and select “videos” among the menu options).

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, June 11, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Beshear Funeral Home

, Dawson Springs, KY 42408

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Service

Saturday, June 11, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Beshear Funeral Home

, Dawson Springs, KY 42408

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Burial

Greenwood Cemetery

, Saint Charles, KY

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