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Benjamin Douglas Riley
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Obituary for Benjamin Douglas Riley

Benjamin Douglas Riley, 40, of Hot Springs, passed away on July 30, 2017. He was born on March 8, 1977 in Hot Springs.

He is survived by his mother Kim Cooley-Hedberg (Edward) and Doug Riley (Liz) and stepmother Teresa Riley Yancey (Tom). He was the fiance of Sherry Steele and loving father to Jas-Ann Marie Riley, Dylan Steele, and Courtney Pike.

Other survivors include his grandmother, Dee Cooley, his sister, Tara Bratton(Bri), his brother, Tyson Cooley, niece, Isabella Thompson, and many friends and family.

Ben was preceded in death by his grandfather, Harry Cooley, his uncle, Stephen Cooley, and grandparents, Calvin and Lillian Riley.

Ben aka Pnut aka Bubby aka Fishcat aka etc. etc. was always the life of the party, the first person to stop and help anyone in need, and Ben made it his daily goal to bring a smile to anyone he met. He will be greatly missed by more than he realized. Please help us celebrate his life and contribution to yours.

The visitation will be held Saturday, August 5 from 5:00-7:00 pm and the funeral services will be held Sunday, August 6 at 2:00 pm at Caruth Hale Funeral Home, in Hot Springs, with Pastor Ronnie Vanderslice officiating.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913





2:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913


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