Sunset Funeral Home
1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Donald “Donnie” L. Riley

September 21, 1969 - January 22, 2023


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    Lori G Mowery says

    D… I am so sorry for your loss 🙁 you and your famiky are in my prayers.
    ♡ Lori Mowery

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    Joe McDaniel aka smokie says

    Ronnie so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

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    Kyle Getchell says

    Sorry for your loss. Praying for the family he was a great guy.

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Donald “Donnie” Lee Riley passed away on January 22, 2023. Donnie was able to give the gift of Organ Donation. He was born on September 21, 1969 in Princeton, Indiana.

Donnie was full of life. He was the life of every party and a joy to be around. He worked at Peabody Energy and Amazon. He enjoyed fishing and spending time outdoors. The ocean was his happy place; he created many wonderful memories with his family in Fort Myers and Sanibel, Florida. His greatest love was spending time with his family, his children and grandchildren were his world.

Donnie is survived by his loving wife of 11 years Rebecca Riley; parents Denzil (Diana) Riley and RuthAnn Whitney; children Ashley (Will) Letsinger, Nikki Riley, Joshua (Elysia) Matlock, Edd (Kaity) Matlock II; grandchildren Tyler, Addie, Milo, Haley, Liam, Liberty, Abel, Gemma, CoraBeth; identical twin Ronnie (Michelle) Riley, brother Rich (Jennifer) Riley, sister Missy Riley; brother-in-law Brian (Sally) Ring; mother-in-law Anna Pouge; Peabody friends; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and extended family.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Donnie on Saturday, January 28, 2023, with visitation from 10 am until the time of service at 12 pm.