Ken Riley, 1947-2020
Last updated 6/10/2020 at 10:43am
Kenneth Jerome Riley, Sr., age 72, of Bartow, FL, died Sunday, June 7, 2020, at Bartow Regional Medical Center in Bartow, FL. Born Aug. 6, 1947, he was a member of the Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Gordonville, FL. He served in the U.S. Army.
Ken Riley played 15 seasons in the National Football League, all with the Cincinnati Bengals. He was a three time All Pro defensive back and played in Super Bowl XVI. Riley began his professional career as a sixth round pick in the 1969 NFL draft. He ended his NFL career in 1983 with 65 interceptions, the fifth most in NFL history.