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Jewelry veteran Frank Riley dies at 66

Long time jewelry representative Frank D. Riley, 66, of Edgewater, FL died July 26, 2012. His funeral was held at Trinity Lutheran Church New Smyrna Beach.

Born and raised in Indiana, Frank graduated from Embry-Riddle University, served in the U.S. Coast Guard and worked in the aerospace industry.

Riley-obit-OctHis career in the jewelry industry began as a manager for Mel-Art. He went on to be a top salesman for Bojar, a Rhode Island based manufacturer, for approximately 15 years. In 1995 he went to work for Skalet Gold, a division of Princess Pride in Chicago, and was named Salesman of the Year numerous times. Later he began representing Color Craft, and over the last few years of his life he delivered merchandise for Color Craft, Wilkerson and Ralph Mills.

He is survived by his wife and partner Elizabeth (Betty) Still and numerous children, step-children, grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia Flagler Southeast Care Center, 4140 South Ridgewood Avenue, Edgewater, Florida, 32141 or Trinity Lutheran Church, 485 Turnbull Bay Road, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, 32168.