Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 9, 2012 11:07 am EDT


DANVILLE — Byron Lee “Riff” Riffle, 74, of Market Street, Danville, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 12, 1937, in Columbus, to John P. and Alice M. (Dailey) Riffle. He was a 1956 graduate of Linden-McKinley High School, and a member of the Teamster’s. He was a retired truck driver for UPS. He loved Ohio State football.

He is survived by his mother, Alice Riffle; his wife, Judy L. Riffle; three daughters, Lori Frazee, Kelli (Mark) Jolly and Tami Riffle; his first wife, Wilma Bostic; two sisters, Carol Daniels and Marge (John) Gibson; his adopted children, Penny (Chris) Riffle, Edwin Riffle and Erica Riffle; three stepchildren, Neil (Nelda) Myers, Regina (Ron) Ralston and April Masterilli; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, John P. Riffle.

A memorial service will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, with the Rev. John Gibson officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. Visit

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Byron L. Riffle Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 515, Danville, OH 43014.

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