Sean Lee Riley, 24, of Corpus Christi, Texas, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013. He was born July 20, 1988 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
He attended Tuloso-Midway schools from kindergarten until he graduated in 2006 from Tuloso-Midway High School. While at Tuloso-Midway he played golf, basketball, football, baseball and ran track. He was a member of Chaparral 4H Club and Tuloso-Midway FFA and always enjoyed participating in the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show. He graduated from Texas A & M University at Corpus Christi in 2010 with a degree in Business Administration. He was an altar server for 10 years at St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church. Sean enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing guitar, karaoke, golfing, wakeboarding, snow skiing, two-stepping, drinking beer, going to concerts and trips to the Frio River.
Sean was raised with a strong work ethic and started his lawn mowing business when he was 15 years old and continued that and working at Discount Tires until he graduated from college. After graduation he began working for Halliburton in January, 2011 as a field service representative.
Sean was a wonderful son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend to all that knew and loved him and he will be greatly missed but will live in our hearts forever.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Billy T. Franklin, Sr. and Richard Pineda.
He is survived by his parents, Robert and Tamera Riley of Corpus Christi, Texas; his sisters, Danielle and Jenna Riley of Corpus Christi, Texas; his grandparents, Patricia Franklin of Corpus Christi, Texas, Loleta Riley of Robstown, Texas and Bob Riley of Sandia, Texas; his great grandfather, Ted Patterson of Kingsville, Texas; his aunts and uncles, Billy, Jr. and Paige Franklin, Rory and Holly Riley, Shane and Gail Riley, Donnie and Vickie Menn and Larry and Debbie Riley; his cousins, Alex, Noelle, Austin, Tessa, Corey, Allison, Cynder, Blaine, Nikki, Jake, Ashley, Brittany, Stephanie, Micah, Grayson and Jameson; numerous second cousins, great aunts and uncles and other family members and many friends.
Visitation will begin one hour before the Rosary at the church.
The Rosary will be recited at 7 P.M. Thursday, March 21, 2013 at St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 A.M. Friday, March 22, 2013 at St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church with Rev. Msgr. Morgan Rowsome as celebrant. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Jon Cooper, John Crawford, Billy Franklin, Jr., Jason Malone, John Mayo, Dustin Nichols, Blaine Riley and Micah Riley.
Honorary pallbearers will be Wade Faulkenberry, Zach Holub, Corey Menn, Brandon Richter, Austin Riley, Grayson Riley, Jake Riley, Jameson Riley and Taylor Wymer.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church Altar Servers.