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Trinity Memorial Centers Funeral Home Obituaries

Billy R. Riner

March 23, 1955 - November 29, 2019

Billy Ray Riner, age 64 of Gate City, VA joined the kingdom of Heaven after fighting a tough battle with cancer on Friday evening November 29, at his home surrounded by family and friends. He had lived in the Gate City area for 3 years. He was born in Kingsport, TN and was an Army veteran who loved to start his days off with coffee on the porch swing. He loved to fish, hunt and spending time with his “famalia”. He also enjoyed woodworking and rod building. He had a heart of gold, never wanting anyone to go hungry or cold. He was deeply loved by many and will be sadly missed by all that knew him.

Billy is preceded in death by his mother, Bernice Wilson Riner; father, Billy Reed Riner; and sister, Jackie Lynn Riner.

Survivors include (His Lil’Darlin) wife of 19 yrs, Glenda Miller Riner; children, Jerry and Tabitha L. Fields, David A. and Marcella D. Horton, Nicole Hammonds, and Caleb Riner; grandchildren, Cody, Dylan, Eion Long, and Levi Horton; sisters, Deborah Hensley and Sally Rheinbolt.

There will be a visitation from 3pm until 5pm Saturday, December 7 at Trinity Memorial Centers. Military rites will be provided by the American Legion Honor guard from Hammond Post 3 of Kingsport, TN and Post 265 of Gate City, VA.

Trinity Memorial Centers Funeral Home (423-723-8177) is honored to serve the Riner family.