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Alton "Poonie", "Shorty", "Smile" Riley passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the age of 67. He was a resident of Avondale, LA. Alton retired from Jefferson Parish Department of Water Works in Marrero, LA. He was the loving brother of Barbara Riley, Mary Woodruff, Elizabeth Simmons, Patricia Moses, the late Earl Riley, Joseph Riley and Claude Moses; loving and devoted companion of Tonie Trask. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie and Ida Mae Moses.
Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Jefferson Parish Department of Water Works are invited to attend a Funeral Service at D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 1020 Virgil Street on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 11:00 am. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am. Interment: Belle Grove Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, Gretna, LA. Please visit to sign the guestbook.