1935 Riley 2021

Riley Joseph Laws Jr.

October 10, 1935 — September 27, 2021

Riley Joseph Laws Jr. Age 85, of Festus, Missouri, passed away on September 27, 2021, in Festus. He was born October 10, 1935, in St. Louis, Missouri. Riley served in the Missouri National Guard then later he was transferred to the U.S. Army. He married the love of his life of 64 years Beatrice M. Schabus on December 29, 1956, in Wellston, Missouri. He was a Christian man and he and his wife attended Highland Baptist Church, in Hillsboro, Missouri. Riley was a proud Truck Driver, whether it was a short or long haul he enjoyed the work he did. He was also an avid race car fan.

Survived by:

Wife-Beatrice M. Laws (nee Schabus), of Festus, Missouri

Daughter-Suzanna M. (Bill), Wiesehan, of Pevely, Missouri

Son-Kenneth E. (Tammy) Laws, of Imperial, Missouri

Daughter-Louanne R. (Dave) Kothe, of Hillsboro, Missouri

Sister-Elizabeth “Betty” R. Shrum, of Lake St. Louis, Missouri

 

Also survived by many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

 

 

Preceded in death by:

 

Son-Bernard “Bernie” J. Laws

Father-Riley J. Laws Sr.

Mother-Mary Elizabeth Laws (nee McCarthy)

Brother-Justin Laws

Sister-Mary Nolen

 

 

Visitation: Friday, October 1, 2021, from 5 to 6:45 pm at Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Missouri.

 

Military Honors will take place at 6:45 pm in the funeral home chapel.

 

Funeral Service: follows at 7:00 pm

 

Memorial Donations: Highland Baptist Church Building Fund, would be appreciated.

 

 

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, October 1, 2021

5:00 - 6:45pm (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Military Honors

Friday, October 1, 2021

6:45 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Chapel.

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 1, 2021

7:00 - 7:45pm (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Chapel.

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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