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Milton U. Riley, Sr.

March 7, 1924 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 98)

Obituary

Milton U. Riley, Sr., a native of Cincinnati, Ohio was born March 7, 1924 to the union of IC and Geneva Riley (both deceased). Milton, better known as Dog, often called by his friends, was the eldest of 15 children (12 of his siblings preceded him in death).

Milton was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather and Brother. In 1980, he worked closely with Buddy LaRosa helping support the boxers, at the Golden Glove Boxing Gym (West End location) where he and Buddy remained lifelong friends, and in 1999 he retired from the University of Cincinnati. In 2000 he started working at Paul Brown Stadium as a security guard for the Bengals and remained there for 18 years retiring in 2018. He has many accolades from the Bengals where they loved him very much. He was also an honorary member of the Nite Riders of 7th Street Van Club where he traveled. He also was honorably discharged from the Army.

Milton knew Christ and has been a member of Second Trinity Baptist Church for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, IC and Geneva Riley; his Wives, Rosetta Riley, Thelma Mchalffey and Anne King-Riley; and Grandson, Robert Riley.

Milton leaves to cherish in his memories: his Son, Milton U. Riley, Jr.; his Siblings, Katherine Foster, Shirley Alexander and Lee Riley (Sherry); Grandchildren, Annette Parks (Michael), Milton E. Riley (Robyn), Necoli Carr, Shantella Kinsey (John), Jerell Riley, Shaunell Riley and Jarod Harris; 15 Great-Grandchildren and 15 Great-Great-Grandchildren; and a host of Nieces, Nephews, Family and Friends.

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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Friday
May 6, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Second Trinity Baptist Church
911 Nassau Street
Cincinnati, OH 45206

Funeral Service
Friday
May 6, 2022

12:00 PM
Second Trinity Baptist Church
911 Nassau Street
Cincinnati, OH 45206

Interment

Spring Grove Cemetery
4521 Spring Grove Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45232

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