THOMAS EUGENE “GENE” RILEY
DOTHAN, AL… Thomas Eugene “Gene” Riley, a resident of Dothan, Alabama, passed away Saturday afternoon, April 2, 2022, at A Dothan hospital. He was 69.
Graveside services will be held at Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery at a determined time. The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 8:00 P.M., Tuesday evening at First Baptist Church, Headland, AL.
Mr. Riley was born in Dothan, Alabama to the late Harold Thomas Riley and Flowers Woodham Riley Smith. He was a 1971 graduate of Rehobeth High School. He served his country during the Vietnam War, in the U.S. Navy. He co-owned and operated B&G Marine Repair in Dothan, Alabama until his retirement. In previous years he had worked for other boat repair companies in the area. He loved being outdoors, where he had a passion for fishing and hunting.
Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Riley.
Leaving to cherish his memories are his wife, Joyce Sloan Riley; his sons, Mark Riley (Ami) of Ozark, AL, and Todd Riley (Amy) of Haleburg, AL; his sister, Rhonda McSween (Bobby); his sister-in-law, Lynn Riley; his grandchildren, Kaleb Riley, Kaitlyn Riley, Owen Riley, Lanie Riley, and Joseph Riley; and his several nieces and nephews.
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