Elwood Charles Riley, Jr. was born on December 8, 1948 to Elwood and Dorothy Riley in Chicago, Illinois. His parents preceded him in death.
Elwood was a longtime resident of Chicago, Illinois. He received his education at St. Anselm Catholic Church and graduated from De La Salle High School in Chicago, Illinois. He devoted forty two years to the US Postal Service as a Mail Handler, where he retired.
Elwood loved to travel with his Delois Portis, his longtime companion and friend of 36 years.
Elwood made his transition on his 70th Birthday, Saturday, December 8, 2018.
Elwood leaves behind to cherish his time on earth: his devoted companion, Lois, his daughter Toya (Joe) O’Connor of Lisle, Illinois, his son Kennan Riley of Chicago, Illinois, his daughter Alicia Harmon of Chicago, Illinois, step son Marcus Portis of Chicago, Illinois, his grandchildren, Keenya Riley, Malaysia Holmes, Lauren Engram, Kayla, Joseph Jr. and Ryanne O’Connor, Robert and Tyrell Portis and a host of family and friends.
Chicago, IL 60649