April Dawn Riley

April Dawn Riley, 39, of Buckhannon passed away suddenly on March 19, 2019 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown after injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

She was born on Jan. 30, 1980 in Buckhannon a daughter of Dana Scott and Donna Marie Gibbons Duke both of Buckhannon.

On April 10, 2004 she said “I do” to the love of her life Chad J. Riley. Although there were not enough years, all his memories are now a treasure that Chad will forever keep close to his heart.

In addition to her parents and husband, those also treasuring their memories of April are two children: Autumn and Ian Riley; one brother, Richard Duke of Buckhannon; great grandmother, Virginia Turpin of Buckhannon;  mother-in-law, Nancy Riley of Buckhannon; and several nieces and nephews.

Two twin sisters: Terrie Ann and Karrie Noann Duke; paternal grandparents, Richard and Guilda Duke; and maternal grandparents, Patricia and Wayne Gibbons greeted April with loving arms at Heaven’s Gate.

April graduated from Buckhannon-Upshur High School as a member of the class of 1998. She continued her education and obtained a bachelor’s degree in science from Glenville State College. While she enjoyed her time with her children as a homemaker, she spent the past two years working for the Coca-Cola Company.

April adored flowers and especially enjoyed planting them and watching them grow. Her time on this Earth was brief, but April touched many lives and will forever be missed.

Family and friends will gather at Tomblyn-Clutter Funeral and Cremation located at 21 Elnora Circle in Buckhannon from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Tomblyn-Clutter Funeral Chapel with Pastor Wease Day officiating. Following the services April’s request for cremation will be honored.

Tomblyn-Clutter Funeral and Cremation is honored and privileged to serve the family of April Dawn Riley. Online condolences may be expressed at www.Tomblyn-ClutterFuneral.com.

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