Riley S. Cassell, 76, died Saturday, April 16, 2011 at Union Hospital, Dover, Ohio. He was born September 9, 1934 in Cadiz, Ohio a son of the late Roy and Etoilla Lincoln Cassell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Etoilla Cassell, brother John, sister Tina Lee St. Marie, sister-in-law Ruth, Phyllis and Winifred Cassell, brother-in-law Bob St. Marie.

Friends may call Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio where service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. with Paul Giffin of Cadiz, Ohio and Jim Bolten of New Philadelphia, Ohio officiating. A Masonic Service will be held Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Short Creek Cemetery near Georgetown, Ohio where military honors will be performed by the Cadiz American Legion. Online condolences may be made at A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.