Standings after the 3rd weekend of the 2014 Virginia State USBC Senior Open and Senior Women’s Tournaments are now posted under the Virginia State USBC Standings page.
Standings after the 2nd weekend of the 2014 Virginia State USBC Senior Open and Senior Women’s Tournaments are now posted under the Virginia State USBC Standings page.
Entry forms are now available for the upcoming Virginia State 600 Bowling Club 2014 Tournament. The tournament will be at Thunder Alley in Covington VA on October 18-19, 2014. Forms may be downloaded from our Forms page or from the Virginia State USBC Tournaments page. Entries close October 10, 2014.
Entry forms for the 2014 GRAUSBC Women’s are now available at the bowling centers and on our FORMS page. NOTE THE DATE CHANGE! THIS TOURNAMENT IS BEING HELD THIS SEASON DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER. Doubles and singles may be bowled more than once, but must change partners for doubles. The FIRST time an event is bowled will count towards all-events. Entries close october 21, 2014. Questions regarding rules or entries should be directed to Mike Eckles, 540-797-9539.
Raymond C. Riley, 79, of Bonsack, passed away from his loving family to the presence of his Lord after a lengthy illness early Friday morning.
Born in Louisiana, he obtained an Associate Degree from Hannibal-LaGrange University and served in the Naval Reserves.He then married his beloved wife, Delores Darlene Jeffries, and over the next 59 years they lived in Missouri and Illinois until moving to Virginia with the railroad in 1972.
After joining the Vinton community, Raymond continued working for the Norfolk Southern Railroad until his retirement in 1995. After his retirement, he and Darlene became avid bowlers where he served as President of the Greater Roanoke Area USBC. In 2011, he was inducted into the USBC Hall of Fame for meritorious service.
He is survived by his two daughters, Raylene Riley of Blue Ridge, and Regina Watkins and son-in-law, Leo, of Troutville; grandchildren, Ashley Watkins, Morgan Barr and Nathan Watkins.
The family would especially like to thank caregiver, Loquine Hamilton, the staff at Carilion Vascular ICU, and all of the other health care professionals that helped Raymond during his time of need.
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