Mr. Riley James was born on March 24, 1955, in Branchville, South Carolina. He was the last child of Anniebell Frost James and Gary James. He departed this life on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
Riley was educated in the public schools of Orangeburg County, South Carolina. He worked various jobs, including flooring installation with his brother Benjamin. He was known for riding his bicycle throughout Orangeburg. He never met a stranger and was very caring. Riley will truly be missed in his community.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; two brothers, Gary James, Jr. and Jerry James; and sister, Julia Bell James Jones.
He leaves to cherish fond memories: his wife, Florrie Butler; son, Tony Anthony Bonepart, of Orangeburg, SC; his brothers, Jessie James, Benjamin (Margaret) James, and Nathaniel (Geraldine) James; sister, Maggie James; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; stepchildren; many other relatives and friends, all of whom will miss him dearly.