Bobby Averitt Riley – Obituary

By  | March 10, 2017 | Filed under: Cutshall Funeral Home, Obituaries

Bobby Averitt Riley, 81, of Iuka, MS, died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at his residence. Bobby loved God, his family, and his church family. He was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Iuka. He also enjoyed racing, including dirt track, go-kart, and NASCAR. He also enjoyed antique cars. Bobby loved every aspect of the trucking industry – managing, driving, and working on the trucks. He worked in the trucking industry for over 69 years. Visitation is scheduled for 5 until 9 pm, Friday, March 10, 2017 at Cutshall Funeral Home in Iuka. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 A.M., on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka, officiated by Bro. Neil Edmondson and Bro. Randy Bowling. Interment will follow in Mt. Evergreen Cemetery. Pallbearers include Ethan Edmondson, Wade Minyard, Phillip Minyard, Larry Skelton, Ryan Skelton, Chad Prewitt, Jason Canter, Casey Kirk, and Brandon Bowling. Dr. Al Flannery will serve as an honorary pallbearer. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka, MS is entrusted with arrangements. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Riley; his daughters, Judy Bowling (Randy) and Brenda Edmondson (Neil); his sons, Edwards Minyard (Ellen) and Terry Minyard (Betty); his grandchildren, Dana Minyard Yates, Wade Minyard, Phillip Minyard, Amy Canter, Jennifer Prewitt, Brandon Bowling, Heather Kirk, Ethan Edmondson, LeAnn Jones, and Bobby Joe Johnson; his great grandchildren, Riley, Murphy, Kyndel, Breanna, Mary Britton, Piper, Savanna, Ragan, Jaylee, Brodie, Presley, Jordan, Charlotte, Dylan and Spencer; one aunt and several cousins; and a special friend, Red. He was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert and Maude Riley. Memorials may be made to the First Freewill Baptist Church. An online guestbook can be accessed at

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