Billy Ross Riley

Riley, BillyBilly Ross Riley, 76, lifetime resident of Dickinson, Texas passed away November 8, 2014. He was born August 3, 1938 in Dickinson to parents Frank and Jenny Riley. Billy was preceded by his parents and brothers – Frank, John, Lewis and Charles Edward.
He was a longtime member of Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church, Dickinson, Texas.
He is survived by his loving wife, Connie Riley; daughter, Jeanne Simmons; sons, Billy Riley Jr., David Riley and wife Cindy; grandchildren, Michele Mayes, Rachel Riley, Joseph Riley, Brandon Burkett and wife Elizabeth, Anthony Mayes and wife Tonya, Cody Seyfried and wife Amy, and Levy Lawson; and great-grandchildren, Eric and Evan Savoie, Blake Burkett, Kloie Schultz, Kyron Mayes, Logan Lawson, Seth Yandell, Leland Kastl, Jaxson and Ember Seyfried.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m.-8:00 p.m. with a Rosary beginning at 7 p.m. on November 13, 2014 at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am, November 14, 2014 at Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church with interment following at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.


  1. Billy and his wife, Connie, were wonderful neighbors to my parents most of their lives. It always made me feel much better knowing that the Riley’s were right across the street. Billy was a especially nice person. I know his family will miss him. May God Bless the Entire Riley Family. With love and prayers, Fred and Linda Residori Purswell

    Fred and Linda Purswell
  2. Mrs. Riley,
    I am so saddened to hear of Mr. Riley’s passing, please accept our most heartfelt condolences. He was a very special person and meant a lot to us.

    All our love,
    The McRay’s
    Marshall, Vickey,
    Michael, Kyle & Stephanie

    Victoria McRay
  3. Our deepest condolences to the entire family.

    From The Heart Florist of Texas City/Amanda
  4. Connie….. I am so saddened to hear of Billy passing from Galveston newspaper.
    I know well him long long time with Connie. I pray for him….

    Love, Vicki S. Hunter of League City,Texas

    Vicki S. Hunter
  5. I miss my wonderful father in law so very much. All the wonderful stories he would tell. How wonderful he treated me.
    Very thanking I was blessed with a great father in law the 9 years was honored to be his daughter in law.

    Cindy riley
  6. As a member of this Family Leland Kastl would like to say Amy Seth and Leland Kastl
    Are not apart of this family though I do miss him and miss his beutiful body

    leland kastl

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