Obituary: Randy Jay Riffle

Published: Apr. 20, 2021 at 11:25 AM EDT
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Randy Jay Riffle, 61, of Parkersburg passed away unexpectedly April 18, 2021 at Camden Clark Medical Center.

He was born on June 13, 1959 in Clarksburg, WV the son of Annette White Riffle of Parkersburg and the late Virgil Riffle, Jr.

Randy enjoyed traveling and tennis, but what brought him the most joy was his family.  He would do anything for those he cared about.  He had a passion for  motorcycles and had raced dirt bikes in his early years.  Randy had been an active church member for many years.

In addition to his mother, Randy is survived by his wife of thirty-two years Diana Lynn Bowles Riffle, daughter Jennifer Lynn Riffle of Parkersburg,  mother-in-law Barbara Bowles of Parkersburg and other in laws and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, Randy was preceded in death by his son Ryan Jay Riffle, paternal grandparents Virgil Sr. and Edna Riffle, father-in-law Jerry Bowles and brother-in-law Stephen Bowles.

Funeral services will be 1pm Friday April 23, 2021, at the Leavitt Funeral Home Parkersburg, with Pastor Joe Ward officiating.  Visitation will be 5:30-8 pm on Thursday and for one hour prior to the service on Friday.

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