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Funeral Arrangements Announced For Fallen Ky. Soldier

Posted at 7:07 AM, May 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-01 08:46:13-04

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Funeral arrangements are set for a Kentucky soldier who died last week while serving in Iraq.

22-year-old specialist Ryan Dennis Orin Riley was killed in a non-combat related incident.

He was a graduate of Lexington’s Henry Clay High School and was assigned to the 101st airborne division out of Fort Campbell.

His funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at the Richmond Church of Christ on Lancaster Road.

Burial will follow in Madison County Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday night at the church.

Governor Bevin has ordered flags to fly at half staff from sunrise to sunset Monday.