OBITUARY

Zerick Maurice Riley

January 5, 1971January 14, 2020
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Zerick Maurice Riley was born in 1971 weighing in at 2lbs 14 1/2 ounces. He was one of the smallest babies born at that time in Albany, Georgia.

He was a precocious child. He attended Fernbank Elementary School and Southwest Dekalb High School where he excelled on the school's Wrestling Team and Drama Team. He worked as surveyor for Lowe's Engineering where he had the opportunity to travel around the United States visiting and staying in New York, New York and New Orleans, Louisiana. Zerick was an avid toy collector who enjoyed buying, playing and sharing with friends and family toys he had found.

Zerick had one child, Zemario James Riley.

He is survived by his mother(Mildred), father(Zollie), stepfather(Dennis), son(Zemario and his mother Linda), brothers, Zackary, Dennis Jr., Zoldrick, and Zemarcus; sisters, Parthenia, Reginia, and Monique; aunts Daisy, Joann and Johnnie Mae; uncles Joseph and Johnny, Jr. and a host of cousins.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, 376 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, GA30281.

Services

  • Memorial Service Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Memories

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Yvette Love Lee

January 23, 2020

Mildred and Family, you are in my prayers. I pray that the Lord will comfort you doing this time. May you forever cherish the Memories. Much Love.🙏❤

Emma Jones

January 22, 2020

You all are in my prayer’s.My time of talking with Zerick our late night conversations like 1:00 am in the morning.He was so funny and full of laughter..God is so Able

Parthenia Starling Williams

January 21, 2020

Zerick always call at the most sleepest time of the night. Everyone always say we look alike I use to hate those late calls , oh how now I will miss them.
Rest well my twin love your big sister

Lawana Johnson

January 21, 2020

AuBrey Hammonds

January 17, 2020

Mildred, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my deepest prayers in the loss of your son Zedrick.
'He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.' Psalm - 147:3
Love, Peace & Blessings.
AuBrey Hammonds & Family

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Biography

Zerick Maurice Riley was born in 1971 weighing in at 2lbs 14 1/2 ounces. He was one of the smallest babies born at that time in Albany, Georgia.

He was a precocious child. He attended Fernbank Elementary School and Southwest Dekalb High School where he excelled on the school's Wrestling Team and Drama Team.
He worked as surveyor for Lowe's Engineering where he had the opportunity to travel around the United States visiting and staying in New York, New York and New Orleans, Louisiana.
Zerick was an avid toy collector who enjoyed buying, playing and sharing with friends and family toys He had found.

Zerick had one child, Zemario James Riley.

He is survived by his mother(Mildred), father(Zollie), stepfather(Dennis), son(Zemario and his mother Linda), brothers, Zackary, Dennis Jr., Zoldrick, and Zemarcus; sisters, Parthenia, Reginia, and Monique; aunts Daisy, Joann and Johnnie Mae; uncles Joseph and Johnny, Jr. and a host of cousins.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, 376 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, GA30281.