Wesley J. Riley Sr.

Wesley J. Riley Sr., 54, of 711 Cherry St., died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, in WCA Hospital.

A native of Jamestown, he was born May 15, 1958, a son of the late Lester and Helen Hodge Riley.

He worked as a farmhand for many years.

A cowboy at heart, he deeply loved his family, friends and animals. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He enjoyed spending time with his brother, Doug.

Surviving are his wife, the former Robin Newbree; six children: Leslie (John) Berg, Wesley Riley Jr., Nicholas Riley and Codey Riley, all of Jamestown, Jamie Riley of Franklin, Ind., and Donald (Kayla) Riley of Frewsburg; 15 grandchildren; a brother, Douglas (Brenda) Riley of Jamestown; and two sisters: Cathy Bryant of Jamestown and Linda Riley of Michigan.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Patrick Riley and Jessie Reeves.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Melvin R. McGinnis will officiate.

Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service Friday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Wesley at www.lindfuneralhome.com.