Connie Mack Riley
Graveside Service: Wednesday, August 5, 2020, Carlsbad Cemetery
Connie Mack Riley, 73, passed away July 27, 2020 in Albuquerque. Born and raised in Carlsbad, Connie graduated from CHS in 1965. Connie Mack held many different roles throughout his life: “Son”, “Friend”, “Uncle” when his mother and eldest sister were with child at the same time, “Cousin”, “Soldier”, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam, “Enemy” when the Vietcong attacked Saigon during the Tet Offensive and “Survivor” after the war was over; “Officer Riley”, as a member of the Carlsbad Police Force; “Husband”, “Daddy”, “Chief of Police” and “Papa Mack”.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Collins and Opal (Truitt) Riley, sisters: Darlyne Abott, Audrey Linder, brothers: Maubrey Riley and Pat C. Riley. Survivors are wife: Brenda Riley; daughter Christy Riley Bradfute (Richard); son: Brandon Riley (Erika); grandchildren: Taylor, Tate, Alexys and Jayce, and several nieces and nephews.