Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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July 23, 2012

9:07 a.m. OBITUARY UPDATE: Robert 'Bob' Risley

GLASGOW — Bob Risley

GLASGOW — Robert P. “Bob” Risley, 64, of Glasgow, died Saturday, July 21, 2012, at his home after an illness. He was born in Herkimer, NY the son of the late Edward S. Risley, Jr. and Jean Risley Gaudin of New York who survives.  Bob was a Vietnam veteran and was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service with the rank of TSgt. He retired in 2003 from the U.S. Postal Service and was also a former police officer with the Glasgow Police Dept. Currently as a deputy with the Barren Co. Sheriff’s Office, he was a member of the Barren Co. Court House security team. He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Disabled American Veterans, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Glasgow.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Judy Spillman Risley; two daughters, Yvonne R. Wilkinson (Randy), of Glasgow, and Yvette M. Jenkins (David), of California; six grandchildren, Kristen Haley Wilkinson and Kole Wilkinson, of Glasgow, and Cody, Cayden, Camrey and Carsdyn Jenkins, all of California; one brother, Donald E. Risley, of New York; three sisters, Carolyn A. Yardley (Terry) and Sheila White (Tim), both of New York, and Patricia M. Strickland (Dan) of Maine. Seven nieces and one nephew also survive.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2012, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation is in progress until time for the service.

Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 500 S. Green St., Glasgow, KY 42141.


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