Jason Riley


Jason L. Riley, 44, of Wichita, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Wichita.

Jason L. Riley, 44, of Wichita, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Wichita.

He was born Jan. 5, 1970, in Burbank, Calif., to Gary and Sherie Willimon Riley. He grew up in Elkhart and moved to Ulysses when he was a sophomore in high school. He graduated from Ulysses High School in 1988, attended St. Mary's of the Plains College in Dodge City and transferred to Fort Hays State University.

Mr. Riley worked at Riley Chevrolet in Ulysses and managed Riley Dodge. He volunteered with the Grant County Fire Department and EMS. He moved to Wichita in 2000 where he worked in computer technology. He received his LPN from Brown Mackie College in Salina and was currently working as a nurse supervisor at a care facility in Wichita. He loved his dog, Shiloh, enjoyed trapshooting, working with computers, reading Sherlock Holmes and listening to '50s-'60s music.

On May 30, 1998, he married Linda Plumlee in Ulysses. She survives. Other survivors include his parents, Gary and Sherie Riley, his sister, Dana Riley Trahern and her husband Stacy, his nephew Chase and niece Hailey, all of Ulysses. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Services were held Monday at Oasis Church in Ulysses, with Pastor Kris Humphrey officiating. Burial followed at Ulysses Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Grant County EMS, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.

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