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“Tommy & Johnie would feed me breakfast in their home when I had to work all night at the Texaco lease after storms hit the field. Such wonderful...Read More »
1 of 28 | Posted by: Steve Green - Big Spring, TX

“To the Riley Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Tommy will always be remembered as one of the kindest men I have ever known. I am so very...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: Sandra Howard McClellan - Paducah, TX

“Johnie. I just heard about Tommy's death. I am so sorry to hear of this. Tommy was one of our mother Zonell's favorite cousins. You are in our...Read More »
3 of 28 | Posted by: Dorothy Wildenstein Le Pere - TX

“God's blessings for Tommy's family for their loss. He will be missed. He was a very special friend of mine. ”
4 of 28 | Posted by: Don McDonald - Tularosa, NM

“I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember him, will be greatly missed. God Bless you all. ”
5 of 28 | Posted by: Tony Molina Jr. - Hermleigh, TX

“Johnie and family,I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of Tommy. He was a special person, and I know you will miss him greatly. He and Danny are now...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Janice Isbell - Abilene, TX

“Tommy will be greatly missed. He was such an asset to not only his family, but to the whole community. He was a great principle at Hermleigh. His...Read More »
7 of 28 | Posted by: Diane & Bobby Beard - Snyder, TX

“So sorry for your loss! Tommy was such a good man. I always appreciated the friendship he and Johnie had with my parents (Roscoe&Dorothy). Beautiful,...Read More »
8 of 28 | Posted by: Dortha (Kropp) Jackson

“Sorry for the loss of Tommy....I went to high school with Tommy. He was always a joy to see. May God be with you. Darlene Taylor Holley Keeter ”
9 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“Loved "Mr. Riley" (i cant think of him any other way) and his big booming laugh. I am sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 28 | Posted by: LaRae (Farr) Russell - San Angelo, TX

“Tommy was a very sweet and kind man and could always make me laugh. Enjoyed him as Hermleigh School principle as well as his ranching expertise....Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: Debbie Kruger Collier - Hermleigh

“Please accept our condolences in your loss. My family and Tommy's go way back and I never heard any words about him or any of his folks except kind...Read More »
12 of 28 | Posted by: Helen & Travis Hatter

“Our condolences to the family. Mr. Riley was a delightful person and so kind. He had a smile that lit up the room. Our prayers are with you...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: Stephanie Knipe - Snyder, TX

“Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with all the family. A very kind and great man. ”
14 of 28 | Posted by: Joe Rue and Martha Beaver Abilene

“My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
15 of 28 | Posted by: Kassie (Elder) Bolander - TX

“I am so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you. Much love to your family ”
16 of 28 | Posted by: LaChana Gilbert - Lubbock, TX

“Prayers for strength and comfort during the difficult days ahead for all the family. So many fond memories of Tommy and all he did for this community...Read More »
17 of 28 | Posted by: Peggy Vernon - Snydewr

“I always enjoyed his class. He was a good man and a good teacher who really cared about his kids (students) and Hermleigh School! He was very...Read More »
18 of 28 | Posted by: Kay Roemisch - Snyder, TX

“David and I extend our deepest sympathy to all of your family. Tommy was a great presence in many people's lives. We know that he will be dearly...Read More »
19 of 28 | Posted by: Camille Fisher - Snyder, TX

“Prayers are with all of the family! He was a good man and will be missed by many.LoveBelinda Price ”
20 of 28 | Posted by: Belinda Price - Midland, TX

“A great man, the world needs more Tommy's! ”
21 of 28 | Posted by: Snuffy Canon - Pecos,, TX

“He was a big man with smile to match. He will be dearly missed. ”
22 of 28 | Posted by: Glenda Anderson - Hermleigh, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers to the family. Tommy was a great man. Enjoyed spending time with him during works at Spires Ranch. ”
23 of 28 | Posted by: Dale and Resa Deaton - Woodson, TX

“Prayers for your broken hearts. Our love,Bill & Marilyn Lockhart ”
24 of 28 | Posted by: Marilyn Lockhart - Snyder, TX

“Sorry for your loss ; he was a great man that was well thought of by many & also one of the last great role models ! Prayers for the families...Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: mark staton - san angelo, TX

“Kay, Drew, Jana, Tanner Price We are thinking of you all ”
26 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr. Riley was a giant of my childhood memories. Kind but strict and a little scary to a little girl...especially if you did something you weren't...Read More »
27 of 28 | Posted by: Michelle (Spieker) Ozmun - TX

“Our prayers and thoughts are with the family at this time. Tommy will be missed by many, a testimony to his character. ”
28 of 28 | Posted by: Billy and Laurie Sterling - TX


Tommy was born on November 27, 1933 and passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

Tommy was a resident of Snyder, Texas at the time of passing.

Tommy graduated from Texas Tech University and received his Masters degree from Sul Ross University in education while at Texas.

He served in the Army and was stationed in Germany.

Tommy was married to Johnie.

Funeral Services for Mr. Riley will be held on Friday July 15 2016 at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church with Rev. Jay Mayo officiating. Internment will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens. Services are under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

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