Howard Wade Riley Jr., 81, Vero Beach

Howard Wade Riley Jr., 81, died April 7, 2010, at VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach.

He was born and raised in Miami and lived in Vero Beach. He graduated from The University of Florida.

He pursued land development through his family business and was an active member of the Episcopal Church, most recently St. Augustine of Canterbury in Vero Beach.

Survivors include his wife of almost 60 years, Janet Know Field: children, Janet Riley Hogan, William Jephtha Hoga, Howard Wade Riley III, Victoria Jannack Riley, Frederick Rowe Riley, Eloise Riley Nelson, Daniel Wilbur Nelson; and 12 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church, 475 43rd Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32968-1836.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. April 10 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church in Vero Beach and a reception following at the home of his daughter, Eloise Nelson, The Farms.

Arrangements are by Strunk Funeral Home, Vero Beach.

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