Robert A. Riles, 73, of Crossett, died Sunday, April 11, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Riles was a native and lifelong resident of Crossett and a 1966 graduate of Crossett High School. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during the Vietnam Era. Mr. Riles was a truck driver for Gwin & Sons Logging for over 15 years and a member of the Meridian Baptist Church. He was a cowboy and loved horses and trail riding. Mr. Riles was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of Moore Hunting Lease.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Alvin C. and Pauline Pruitt Riles; two sisters, Kathy Miles and Betty Lou Wisecarver and his dog, Rowdy.
He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Livingston and husband, Joseph, of Hamburg; a grandson, Jaxon Livingston; several nieces, nephews, numerous friends and his favorite horse, Marty. The family would like to thank his caregiver, Janice Pearson, for all of the love and care she gave to Mr. Riles.
Graveside services are 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in the Hickory Grove Cemetery with Bro. Jamie Pullin and John Sturdivant officiating. Pallbearers are John Sturdivant, Robert Sturdivant, Clif Gregory, Dewayne Gregory, John Key, Paul Buffington, Michael Wood, Ray Smith, Mitch Gorman, Tommy Rice and Jeff Pruitt.
Visitation will be 1:45-2 p.m., Tuesday at the cemetery.
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