Robert Eugene "Bob" Riley

September 19, 1953 - August 22, 2018
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
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After a brief and unexpected illness, Robert Eugene "Bob" Riley passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Oklahoma City Oklahoma. Bob was born September 19, 1953 in Bethesda, Maryland to Bobbie Charles Riley and Jeanne Riley. After attending and graduating from schools in Moore, Oklahoma, Bob enrolled in higher education studies at the University of Oklahoma. Bob served and honored his country through five years of military service.

After discharge from military service, Bob worked in the furniture business where his budding sales career began. He found his footing in the manufactured home industry where he worked for over twenty-five years in all aspects of the business throughout southwest Oklahoma and Texas (Sales, Management, New Business/Site Development, Financing). Bob also worked as a mortgage loan officer and at the time of his death was employed as a service advisor at Cummins Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Bob was a dedicated employee and very hard worker in all of his career pursuits and never complained about his job.

Bob met the love of his life, Becky Blehm in 1991 and has loved and adored her ever since. Bob also tremendously loved his kids, his Mom and shared a cherished and close relationship with his younger brother Craig. He had a special deep love for his grandkids who called him "Kapaw".

In recent years, Bob and Becky volunteered at the annual Red Andrews Christmas Dinner in Oklahoma City. Serving the less fortunate and seeing the smiling faces was a welcomed and special event during the holidays.

His absolute joy came from being outdoors. He enjoyed mowing the yard and hanging out at Eagleheart with friends. 'Maylee' was his special little (pet) girl who would jump and yelp with joy upon Bob's arrival from work each day.

Bob was an avid OU Sooner football fan and particularly looked forward to spending time each year with longtime Texas Longhorn friends at the Red River Shootout in Dallas.

Bob was a great cook and took pride in his "Stuffed Jalapenos" and "Kapaw Sketty". There was never a party or event held that Bob didn't have his stuffed peppers ready to share.

In short, Bob had a very welcoming and giving heart to anyone and everyone with whom he came in contact. Bob will be greatly missed but always remembered as a wonderful son, father, husband, brother, "Kapaw" and friend.

Survivors include: Wife, Becky Blehm of the home.
Mother, Jeanne Riley of Norman, Oklahoma
Daughter, Alea Woods and husband Jason Woods of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Son (blended), Ryan Blehm of Weatherford, Oklahoma
Daughter (blended), Renee Blount and husband Charles Blount of El Reno, Oklahoma
Ten Grandchildren: Jayden, Addyson and Ashlyn Woods of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Kamron, Madisyn Landrey, Kynlee Blehm of Weatherford, Oklahoma
Avery, Ethan, Evan Blount of El Reno, Oklahoma
Three sisters: Pat, Colleen, Barbie
Three brothers: Kevin, CK, Craig
Uncle, Johnny Hawkins, Graham, Texas; Aunt, Ruby Shuman, Graham, Texas
Many nieces and nephews and numerous close friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his Father, Bobbie Charles Riley.

A 'Celebration of Life Service' will be held at the First Baptist Church, Family Life Center in Carnegie, Oklahoma on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 2:00 PM.

Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Carnegie, Oklahoma.

Service Information

Celebration Of Life
Date: September 7, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm

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Jahn & Teresa Jared
Queen Creek, AZ
Our hearts go out to you, Becky and your whole family. Bob was such a kind man. He will be missed.
Edward & Beverly Adkins Whitworth
Carnegie, OK
Becky, you are in our thoughts and prayers! Let us know if we can do anything! We love you and always have! Praying for you and Bob's family in the days ahead! Cherish his memories!!!!
Bob and Virginia Davis
Lawton, OK
Becky we sincerly and most affectionall sympathize with you and your family for your loss . May the blessings of heaven rest upon you during this sad time of bereavement. Prayers.
Sandy Belase
Oklahoma city, OK
I will miss you dearly daily Bob Riley!!!!!!
Doug caudill
Piedmont, OK
Everyone that knew Bob liked him. My thoughts and prayers go out to Becky and his entire family. He will be missed!
Debbie Oliphant Navarro
Carnegie, OK
Becky so sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Les Davis
Missouri City, TX
Bob, you will truly be missed my friend. Save some seats for us up there so we can watch the UT/OU game...
Kevin & Dianne Stallman
Independence, MO
Becky our thoughts and prayers are with you.  May God give you strength today and always
Cindy Hawkins Unruh Randolph
Oklahoma City, OK
May God bless your soul, Bob, and may you rest in eternal peace!
Becky and Bob Bonacker
Lees Summit, MO
Becky, Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers!!
Lucy Clinton
Fort Cobb, OK
He was the kindest man and he and Becky made each other whole.
Sue Harmon
Piggott, AR
Becky,
I’m so sorry, I know you are heartbroken right now. Even though I didn’t know Bob, I was reading about him and I know he was a special man! Love from Arkansas!
J D Baker @ Family
Riyadh, KSA, OK
Becky,

Our prayers are with you. We were back in Oklahoma last week and I was looking forward to seeing Bob at Eagleheart. I was so sad to hear he was in the hospital. Bob was a great friend and I will never forget the times we had together. I hope to see you on our next visit there.

JD, Chat, Slade & Caden
Connie Clark
Chattanooga, OK
My thoughts and prayers to you Becky and Family!
Jeannia Satcher
Athens, GA
Sending prayers to you and your family. May GOD place his arms around you and give you comfort and peace.
Sara Grider
Perkins, OK
My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time.  May God ease you pain and sorrow.
Charlotte Sickels
White Bird, ID
I am sending my hug from far away but just the same, close your eyes and feel my arms as they hold you and give you a hug.  You are in my thoughts and I am sending you comfort. Memories you have made are precious and will help get you through the rough times. 
Forever your friend.
Delvia Getman
Pauls Valley, OK
Our thoughts and prayers for the whole family.  In this time God wrap HIS arms around these members to feel comfort from now until indefinite and with all that is to come! HUGS!!
Kevin Dale
Durant, OK
May God Bless you and provide you peace and comfort during your time of sorrow.
Susan Ibsen
Lakewood, CO
I am heartbroken with you, Becky. I know how much you loved him. You sparkled when you talked about him. My deepest sympathy to you & your family. Hugs & Prayers.
Darla Foley
Lawton, OK
Becky, Sorry for your loss.  Praying for God to give you the peace and draw you near during this hard time.
Malea Newman
Carter, OK
Your family is in my thoughts and prayers! Praying that God comfort you and your family and ease your pain.  If you need anything, please let me know.
Jerry Robinson
Idabel, OK
Words can not all ways explain what we fell and in this case we want you to know we fell your loss and understand the grief, but be sure that god is in charge and be thank full for all the time and love you shared. You truly have or sincere prayers.
Vickie Partridge Epperson
CARNEGIE, OK
So sorry to hear of your loss...Becky.....Our thoughts and Prayers are with you....
CHUCK JARED
GLENDALE, AZ
I pray for you every night and was sorry to hear of your loss Becky you and Bob were a great couple. Love You GaGa
Suzanne Thompson
EL RENO, OK
Bob was always a cheerful person with a fun loving personality. We will miss his warm smile and his entertaining stories.  The heavens are rejoicing with his arrival.
Scott Christian
Mount Joy, PA
Blessings to your wonderful family ???? ??:^(
Scott Christian
Mount Joy, PA
Blessings to your wonderful family ???? ??:^(
Elaine Bontempi
Norman, OK
Robert was always so cheerful and and loved his family so deeply. He will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family, and he will stay alive in the hearts of all of his friends and family for generations.
Tom and Peggy Davis
Carnegie, OK
Our hearts go out to you along with our prayers,
Cathy Knott
El Reno, OK
Bob will be missed!
Briana and Adam Johnson
Edmond, OK
I’m so sorry about Bob’s passing. He was a fun, positive person to be around. This obituary was so lovingly written, I can tell what a cherished person he was to all who knew him.
marilyn schnabel
Carnegie, OK
So sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man in so many ways.  My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Patricia Riley Larrabee
Norman, OK
I will always cherish our memories of our childhood! Never will a day go by that I won’t think of you my Big Brother! Til we see each other in Heaven. I love you!
Warren Jones
Farmersville, TX
Bob, you were a great guy. The mood in heaven just got a little happier. But we’re a little sadder.
Kathryn “Marykae” Osborne
Montclair, NJ
I adored Bob! He left a mark on me the moment I met hhim in Dallas with my sister for the OU/UT Red River Shootout! We met again for that weekend and then once more at my nephews wedding.  He was the life of the party and danced all night.  He was such a joyful soul.  It was an honor to know him briefly but brilliantly.  You are home now.  Gods peace.

Peace
Kathryn Osborne
Kevin Scarberry
Kaufman, TX
Sending prayers
Sharon (Lee) Wilson
Carnegie, OK
Becky & Family,
Please accept my most sincere condolences. My prayers are with you & the family.
Phil Huckaba
Carnegie, OK
Our hearts and prayers go out to you and the family Becky.
Phil & Linda Huckaba
Iris Evans
Washington, DC
Becky, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your husband.  Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless
Danyelle Barksdale
Norman, OK
I love you and will miss you, Uncle Robert.
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