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James D. Riffe


James D. Riffe, 85, of Rockville, passed away at 1:54 a.m. Thursday, October 29, 2020, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He retired from Eli Lilly and Company in Clinton and Indianapolis after many years of service.

Services were held Sunday, November 1, at Rockville First Baptist Church with pastors Mark Copley, Robert Barger and Josh Riffe officiating. Burial with military graveside honors by Parke County Veterans followed at Beacon Hill Cemetery. Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to Rockville First Baptist Church, 1250 S. U.S. Hwy 41, Rockville, IN. 47872 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105 in his memory. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville. Online condolences may be shared at

For the full obituary, see this week’s edition of the Parke County Sentinel.

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