Donnie Ray Riley of Vineland, NJ passed away early morning on Thursday, January 14, 2021, in his home at the age of 65. Born in Iaeger, WV, he was the son of George Riley and Lenoria Burchett. Donnie attended Millville High School in Millville, NJ, where he lived for over 20 years before moving to Vineland, NJ.
Donnie was employed by Bayside State Prison in Leesburg, NJ, where he was a correctional officer for over 25 years. His uplifting humor was treasured by all those he worked with.
He enjoyed westerns, philosophy, making beef jerky, and anything sweet. Above all, Donnie was a dedicated father and husband.
Donnie had two late brothers, Thomas and his identical twin, David Riley.
Donnie is survived by his loving wife, Margaret of 33 years; sons, Aaron and Adam Riley; stepsons, Shane and Eric Alexander; sisters, Lisa Burgess, Phyllis Rowland and Jennifer Owens, and mother, Lenoria Riley.
Family and friends are invited to attend the viewing on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM at DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home, 2755 S. Lincoln Ave, Vineland, NJ. Burial is private. Masks and social distancing will be required.