James Riley

James Michael Riley

1946 - 2019

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Obituary of James Michael Riley

James Michael (J.R.)  Riley, 72, of Kearns, Utah, passed away on Thursday March 21st, 2019 in Murray, Utah.

Jim was born in Pasadena, California to Joseph (Mike) and Leone (Peaches) Riley on April 11, 1946 and grew up in Dallas, Texas. He worked as a truck driver for many years based out of Utah and Colorado, He also worked in heavy equipment sales and rental for many years until his retirement. He enjoyed playing golf and bowling and won many awards in each hobby.

Jim is survived by his wife of 28 years, Lynn Riley of Kearns, Utah. Son’s Pat and Shane Riley, Ex-wife and good friend Connie, all of Salt Lake City, Utah. Daughter Shelley (Geoff) Hallowell of West Valley City, Utah. Sister Carolyn (Rudy) Hrobsky of Plattsville Colorado, Grandsons Jonathan Riley and Shaun Hallowell and many extended family members and friends. Preceded in Death by his parents, and son Shaun Carlson.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Genesis Vascular as well as the doctors at Riverton Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center.

IPS Mortuary and Crematory will be handling arrangements.