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Son of Charles Riley and Tammy (Evans) Bryan. Nickolas Evan Riley was born Dec. 17, 1994, in Springfield, the son of Charles Riley and Tammy (Evans) Bryan. He joined God and his great-grandparents, Opal Evans and Laura and Arthur Johnson, on the evening of Sept. 11, 2005.
He attended Sparta Middle School where he was in 4th grade.
Nick enjoyed playing video games with “His Big Kahona”, his second dad, fishing with his Papa Tony and taking trips with his mom, stepdad, Papa and Gam-E Evans, Ashley and Chase to Colorado, and going to the beach with his dad.
He also enjoyed riding his four wheeler with his best friend of many years, Tyler Bailey, and spending time with his friends and family. Nick always talked about his friends from school, especially Zach and his new girlfriend, Tasha.
Survivors include his father, Charles Riley, Springfield; his mother and stepfather, Tammy and Jeremy Bryan, Ozark; his big sister, Ashley Mixon and fiance’ Dallas Calvert, Ozark; his little brother, Chase Bryan, Ozark; his grandparents, Edward and Jeanette Riley, Ozark, Tony and Roma Evans, Ozark, Tom Hill, Dallas, Texas, and Deanna Hill, Kodiak, Alaska; and his aunt and uncles, Dennis and Rhonda Riley, Ozark and Tony Evans, Jr., Ozark.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Bob Husky officiating. Burial will follow in Arden Cemetery, near Dogwood.
Because of Nickolas’ love of animals, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Christian County Humane Society.