Devin Michael Riley, 18, of Goshen, Virginia went to join his family in his eternal home in Heaven on Sunday, May 7, 2023.
He was born January 7, 2005 in Lexington, Virginia, the son of Brian Keith Riley and Tamela Sue Sampson.
Devin played varsity baseball for one year; football for four years, three of which he was a varsity lineman letter winner all academic 2nd team; and a 2023 graduating senior to receive special acknowledgement for CTE auto body completion along with honorable GPA recognition. Devin was a member of Goshen Volunteer Fire Department and loved to serve his community, play poker, PlayStation, attend truck pulls, and was employed at Blue Beacon Truck Wash in Raphine. Devin had a smile that could light up any room and was adored by so many. He will always be remembered for being kind, caring, and the life of the party.
He is survived by his father, Brian; mother Tammy; step-father, Eddie Bryant; brother, Keith Riley and wife Mikahla of Millboro; sister, Rebecca Riley of Goshen; maternal grandparents: Gerald and Bonnie Sampson of Goshen; niece Ali Nicole and nephew Ronan Zyier; special friends: Dylan Byram, Caleb Hall, Derek Smith, Mary Cole; special cousin, Kenzie Riley; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and classmates from Rockbridge County High School.
Devin was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Palmer and Theresa Riley of Millboro.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2023 at the Goshen fairgrounds with Pastor Lloyd Via officiating and Pastor Scott Reese assisting. Interment will be in Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery with fellowship to follow at the church.
Pallbearers will be Brian Riley, Keith Riley, Eddie Bryant, Jason Waller, Johnny Sibold, Troy Riley; honorary pallbearers are the Rockbridge County High School Senior Class and the Goshen Volunteer Fire Department.
The family will receive friends the night before from 5 – 7 p.m. at Craigsville Funeral Home.