Services: Have been held.
Mr. T. T. (Tommie) Riley, 91, a railroad engineer from Clovis, died June 4, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock
He was born September 3, 1912, in Snyder, Texas to Anon J. and Maudie Spindle Riley.
He married Jewell Morrow in 1931 in Snyder and moved to Clovis in 1936 where he worked for Day & Night Garage. The two celebrated 72 1/2 years together. In 1939, he went to work for Mobil Oil and, in 1940, Westbrook Glass Co. In 1941 he went to work for the Santa Fe Railroad, became an engineer and after 34 years and 8 months, he retired in 1976. In 1945, they moved to 2221 W. Seventh Street in Clovis where they have lived since. He was a charter member of Parkland Baptist Church and was a member of the Fireman’s Lodge BLF&E with the A. T. & S. F. Railroad. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, traveling and was an avid reader.
Mr. Riley was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, W. M. (Bill), Ross, Porter and Prentice Riley; and two sisters, Marguerite Gee and Lurlene Aucutt.
He is survived by his wife, Jewell of the home in Clovis; one son, Randall Riley (and wife Kay) of Levelland, Texas; two daughters, Marilyn Hendricks (and husband Wendall) of Farmington and Charlotte Devers (Don) of Carlsbad; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis.
Dr. Herbert Bergstrom will officiate the services.
Pallbearers will include his grandsons, Lyndol Hendricks, Curtis Devers, Tommie Riley, Peter Ford, Chris Riley, David George, Keeney Dickenson, Bill Wood and Gary Sisemore.
The family will receive visitors and friends at the funeral home, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home in Portales.
Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home in Clovis.