Thursday, February 17, 2011

Herbert Lee Riott, 69, of Purdy, passed away at his home on Feb. 12, 2011. He was born on Sept. 6, 1941 in Abesville, son of Claude and Mary (Coin) Riott. He was raised in the Barry County area and attended school in McDowell. He worked most of his life in construction and as an independent truck driver.

Survivors include: four sons, Robert Riott, of Pierce City, Steven Riott, of Independence, Timothy Riott, of Pueblo, Colo., and Brian Riott, of Verona; two granddaughters; one sister, Linda Kirk, of Springfield; and a former wife, Marie Riott, of Independence. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Flo Ella Hopkins and Tammy Riott; one son, Dennis Riott; and two grandchildren.

No services are planned at this time.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.