Derek Michael


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Derek Michael Riley

Sep 16 1988 - Aug 23 2010

Derek Michael Riley 21, the son of Larry & Deloris Riley of Allen TX., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 23, 2010. Derek was born in Overland Park, KS on Sept. 16, 1988 and was raised in Allen, TX. Derek graduated from Allen High School in 2007 and was currently attending Collin College. Derek was employed by Famous Footwear and was the manager at the Carrollton, TX store. Growing up in Allen, Derek enjoyed playing athletics, especially Basketball and watching all types of sporting events. As an adult, Derek's favorite pass time was spending time with his family and going to movies with his brothers and friends. Derek particularly enjoyed spending time with his nephew, Dylan, playing games and taking him on special outings. Derek was a very dependable person and could always be counted on by his family and friends in a time of need. He was a very considerate and loving brother, son and uncle. His wonderful smile will be missed by all. Derek is survived by his 2 brothers, Brett Riley and Matthew Riley of the Dallas area; nephew, Dylan Riley of Allen,TX; grandparents, Lois & Calvin Riley of Jefferson City, MO; Helen Knox of La Vista,NE and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins in Nebraska, Missouri and Indiana. Derek was preceded in death by his grandfather, Bill Knox. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 1:00pm at St. Jude's Catholic Church, 1515 N. Greenville Avenue, Allen. Burial will be held at a later date in Omaha, Nebraska.
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