Thursday 20 Sep 2018


Riley Vernon Anderson

April 14, 90,

Riley Vernon Anderson, 90, peacefully passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Riley was born August 29, 1927 in Wayne County to the late Lee H. Anderson and Mae Belle Howell Anderson. His wife, Velda Davis Anderson, preceded him in death.

Riley proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He later retired from Kemp Furniture.

Riley was a long time member of Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. He enjoyed daily visits to Berkeley Mall for exercise and fellowship.

A service to celebrate and honor Riley’s life will be held Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Dane Williford and Rev. Thomas McLendon officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

Riley is survived by a brother, Rev. Harold T. Anderson and wife, Alice; two sisters, Jessie Huntley and Janis McLendon and husband Rev. Thomas McLendon; along with a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Family and friends will be received Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, 3302 NC 111, Goldsboro, NC 27534. Arrangements have been entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home.

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