Jerry Orran Riley
Jerry Orran Riley, 84, passed away on March 9, 2021, at his home in St. Helens, Oregon.
Jerry was born on January 28, 1937, in McNulty, Oregon to his parents John and Ruth (Marcy) Riley.
Jerry attended and graduated from St. Helens High School. He lived in St. Helens his whole life, and he dedicated several years to the Oregon National Guard. Outside of the military, Jerry worked at the Boise Cascade paper mill for 45 years before retiring.
Jerry enjoyed filling his time by going hunting with family and friends and going on trips to the Oregon Coast.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 64 years, Juanita (Skipworth); sons, Kenneth (Lynn), Karl (Debra); sister, Rachael Runyan; and numerous nephews and nieces. Jerry is predeceased by his father, John Allen Riley Sr.; mother, Ruth Adele Marcy; sisters, Virginia Mae Renwick, Elsie Bernice Sorem, Violet Louise Young; and brothers, John (Jack) Allen Riley Jr. and James (Jimmie) David Riley Sr.
Jerry will be buried at Bethany Memorial Cemetery in Warren, Oregon.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at Columbia Funeral Home.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Columbia Funeral Home, 503-397-1154.