Thomas Riley

Written by Theresa Rose on September 4, 2015

Thomas Patrick “Turtle” Riley 31, of Mt. Pleasant passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015 from injuries he received from a train-pedestrian accident.

Thomas was born on August 3, 1984, in Reno, Nevada, the son of David J. & Gerry L. Wade Riley. He graduated from Fernley High School and was employed at KFC/Taco Bell and part time with Gilmore’s General Services both of Mt. Pleasant. He was able to make friends easy and enjoyed life to the fullest.

He is survived by his parents, David & Gerry Riley, a brother Justin D. Riley and a nephew Nathanial all of Nevada.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, and his girlfriend Lelania “Lily” Gillon.

Services will be held at a later date in Fernley, Nevada.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is handling the arrangements.