ULYSSES - Austin Monroe Riley, 24, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. He was born March 9, 1993 to Ron Eugene and Ranae Jane Riley in Dodge City, Kansas. He married Alayna Kathleen on April 17, 2017 in Dodge City, Kansas.
He is survived by his wife, Alayna; beloved dogs, Kacey and Hennie; parents, Ron and Ranae Riley of Minneola; sister, Madison Timmons and husband Tommy of Minneola; paternal grandmother Alta Riley of Derby; as well as many uncles, aunts and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Josh Riley; paternal grandfather, J.T. Riley; maternal grandparents, Alvie and Eldean Mings; uncle, Gayle Mills.
Austin enjoyed being outdoors hunting and fishing or being on the water. He loved working with his hands. He often would give of himself by helping people with projects or building creative things out of wood. Austin was a Boomer Sooner fan to the core which he inherited from his parents. He also followed the Boston Red Sox.
Austin was a member of the body of Christ. He attended Grace Community Church and Country View Baptist Church.
Austin was a giver in life and his generous wish was that his organs could be shared with many after his death through donation. His family honored this wish.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 4:00-7:00pm at the Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 1547 Road 190, Sublette, Ks 67877.
Funeral Service will be 10:00am Monday, January 8, 2018 at Grace Community Church of Dodge City with Pastor Kirk Larson officiating. Burial to follow at Appleton Township Cemetery, Minneola, Kansas.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Austin M. Riley Memorial Fund. Please make checks payable to Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory, PO Box 1200, Sublette, KS 67877. Condolences may be left online at WeeksFamilyFuneralHome.com