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Robbie Lou Riley

June 19, 1954 June 11, 2015
Robbie Lou Riley
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Obituary for Robbie Lou Riley
Lowell-Tims Funeral Home
1100 E. Tamarack Road
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
(580) 482-1233


Robbie Lou McMinn Riley, age 60, of Altus, passed away late Thursday night, June 11, 2015, at English Village Nursing Home.

Robbie was born in Altus, Oklahoma on June 19, 1954, to Julius Herron McMinn, Jr. and Bobbie Caroline (Wood) McMinn. She grew up in Altus, where she graduated from Altus High School with the "infamous" class of "72. She graduated Altus Junior College in 1974, and then went on and received her bachelors in Business Administration from Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma in 1976. On December 27, 1975, she married Richard Terrell Riley. Richard and Robbie made their homes in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Smoke Rise, Alabama, and eventually settling in Altus to raise their 3 children.

During her career, Robbie worked for the State of Louisiana and then later on the family business, Chevalley Moving & Storage, but her favorite job was getting to stay at home to raise her children. Robbie loved cheering on the OU Sooners, listening to music and her favorite hobby was getting to spend time with her grandbabies. Robbie was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Altus.

Proceeded in death by her father, Julius Herron McMinn, Jr., and one brother, Danny McMinn, her maternal and paternal grandparents. She is survived by her mother, Bobbie McMinn, her husband, Richard Riley, two daughters, Courtney Duncan and husband Walt, Katie Dowden and husband Nathan, and one son, Cody Riley and wife Kodie and her brother Roy McMinn, all of Altus; four beloved grandchildren, Brenna Duncan, Canyon & Jayse Dowden, and Keenum Riley, of Altus, along with several nephews and nieces and many other relatives and close friends.

Services for Robbie will be 10 am, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home. Family visitation will be from 6 pm to 7 pm, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.

For family and friends not able to attend the service, Lowell-Tims will provide a live web-cast of the service beginning at 9:58 a.m. Wednesday. Go to and click on obituaries. Then click on Robbie Riley. There will be a large area inviting you to join the web-cast.

Online tributes may be made to the family at

6:00 PM
7:00 PM
Lowell-Tims Chapel
1100 East Tamarack Road

10:00 AM

Lowell-Tims Chapel
1100 East Tamarack Road
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