Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

April 1, 2014

Charles F. Riffe - 1940-2014

FLATWOODS — Charles F. Riffe, 73, of Flatwoods, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 31, 2014, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell.  

Mr. Riffe was born April 27, 1940, in Ashland, a son of the late Willard and Lena White Riffe.  

He was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Willard “Will” Riffe.  

Mr. Riffe was a “pony driver,” which is a mail carrier with American Electric Power. He was a member of First Apostolic Church in Flatwoods and a 1958 Russell High School graduate.  

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Leosa Willis Riffe; a son, Fredrick Allen (Lisa) Riffe of Flatwoods; a daughter, Melissa (Wayne) Ann Riffe Nelson of Flatwoods; a brother, John (Doris) Riffe of Flatwoods; a sister, Leona Williams of Flatwoods; six grandchildren, Brittany Nelson, Brianna Howard, Tawana Elkins, Carrie Riffe, Lexie Riffe and Zach Smith; and three great-grandchildren, Gracie Elkins, Faith Elkins and Brayden Riffe.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods by Pastor Harold McKenzie.  

Condolences may be sent and webcasting of the funeral may be accessed at baileyfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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