Quillon Nova Riley, Jr., 62, of Alachua, Fla., passed away on March 13, 2012 in Gainesville, Fla., at E.T. York Hospice Care Center. A longtime resident of Alachua County, he was a sheet metal welder in construction, member of Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union #435 and a member of the Baptist  Faith.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Julie E. Riley of Alachua; son, Wes Riley, Alachua; daughter, Sandi Riley Hayes, LaCrosse, Fla., four sisters, Marguerite (Lem) Lee, Newberry, Dottie (Bill) Holmes, Gainesville, Hazel (Wayne) Pearce, Gainesville; one grandson, Jacob Hayes, LaCrosse; special friends; Bevin Ritch, Gainesville, Tiffany English, Alachua, Tricia Baldwin, Providence, Fla., Jan Moore, High Springs, Fla., and numerous relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 11 a.m. at New Oak Grove Baptist Church, 18100 NW 262nd Avenue, Alachua, Fla., with Rev. Terry Elixson officiating.

Arrangements are under the care of Evans-Carter Funeral Home, High Springs, Fla.