William Spence Riley Jr., 82, died April 7, 2010, at his residence.
He was born in Raleigh, N.C., and lived in Vero Beach for 38 years, coming from Melbourne Beach. He attended North Carolina State University. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Survivors include his son, Robert Lawson Riley of Surfside Beach, S.C.; daughter, Paula Green of Murrells Inlet, S.C.; sister, Phyllis Stephenson of Columbus, Ga.; and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society Of Vero Beach, P.O. Box 644, Vero Beach, FL 32961.
A private service will be in Raleigh at a later date. Arrangements by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach. An online guestbook is available at www.strunkfuneralhome.com.