Harry Leonard Riley was born in Luray, Virginia on November 24, 1938 to the late Ivy Ruth Riley. Harry was the only child born to Ms. Riley who preceded him in death.
Harry drove a truck over the years. He drove for different companies but spent his last few years driving for Robert’s Express before retiring around 1990.
Harry married the former Ms. Florence Elizabeth Meadors on February 16, 1980. He gained a large family with his vows that he loved dearly. Harry and Florence had one daughter together.
Harry loved lighthouses. He also had enjoyed helping Santa for 18 years by serving as the Robertson County Santa.
Harry was a member of the Lafayette Church of God.
On Sunday, February 10, 2013, the Lord called Harry home. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew and loved him. A graveside service was conducted for Harry Leonard Riley on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from the Joelton Hills Memory Gardens with Brother Samuel A. Zentz officiating. Interment followed. Harry’s Grandsons served as pallbearers. Harry is survived by; wife, Florence Riley of Lafayette, TN, daughter,
Destiny Riley of Lafayette, TN, sons, Paul R. Zentz, Jr. of Joelton, TN, Archie R. (Delores) Zentz of Pulaski, TN, and Donnie Lee (Carol) Zentz of Portland, TN, daughters, Donna M. (Marshall) Goforth of Panama City, FL and Debbie Rose of Pulaski, TN, 25 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.