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William Riley Sr.

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[January 02, 2012]  LINCOLN -- William E. Riley Sr., 66, of Lincoln, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at his home.

Private family services are scheduled at a later date.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.
William Edward Riley Sr. was born on March 4, 1945, in Herrin, the son of Pansy Beatrice Riley and stepfather Paul Ragan.

He is survived by  his stepfather, of Sherman; his children, Sandra Morton of Mechanicsburg, William E. Riley Jr. of Springfield, Andrea Cassidy of Dalton City, Madonna Moughan of Lincoln, Matthew Riley, Christopher Riley and Megan Wanless, all of Springfield, and Vanessa Riley of Petersburg; four brothers, Butch Ragan of Buffalo, Raymond Ragan of Virden, Logan Ragan of Lansing, Kan., and Bobby Ragan of Springfield; one sister, April Dambacher of Buffalo; 24 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his mother and one brother.

Memorials may be made to his family.

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