Elbert Riley

September 25, 1936 ~ June 17, 2021 (age 84)


Elbert Riley, 84, of Duncan, Oklahoma, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Wilkins Nursing Home with his family by his side.

Graveside funeral services will be 10:00 a.m.Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at the Marlow Cemetery, with Rev. Dakota Morrow and Ladd Polk officiating, and arrangements have been entrusted to the family care of Carter-Smart Funeral Directors. 

The family will recieve friends on June 22, 2021 Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Carter-Smart Funeral Home.

Elbert was born on Friday, September 25, 1936 one of fourteen children, 9 brothers and 4 sisters, born to John & Victoria (Shirley) Riley in Doyle, Oklahoma, Elbert retired from the maintance department at the Simmon's Center. he had been a resident of Duncan for 63 years, Elbert married Carolyn (Etier) June 6, 1958 in Marlow, Oklahoma, Carolyn preceded him in death on April 17, 1975 . 

He is survived by a son; Bart Riley and his wife Annette of Duncan, Oklahoma and a daughter; Beth Davis and her husband Steve of Duncan, Oklahoma. Elbert is also survived by 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 son's, a daughter, and 2 grandson's.

Family will serve as pallbearers.

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Graveside Service
June 23, 2021

10:00 AM
Marlow Cemetery
905 Nth. Ash
Marlow, OK 73055

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