He was born Aug. 6, 1945, in San Antonio to Winnie Ola (Moss) and Leroy Riser. He was a 1963 graduate of George West High School and 1967 graduate of Texas A&M University. He married Vicki Harhay on Nov. 27, 1980, in Kingsland. He was a rancher and member of First United Methodist Church in George West, Masonic Lodge, Texas A&M Lettermen’s Association and was co-founder of the Texas Deer Association.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Riser; and a brother, Scott Riser.
Visitation was to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in George West.
The funeral service was held at 9 o’clock Saturday morning, Aug. 20, at the Live Oak County Coliseum, with the Rev. Emet Huntsman officiating. Burial followed in the George West Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Vicki Riser of George West; a son, Mike Riser of George West; two daughters, Anna Riser and Jane Riser, both of George West; his mother, Winnie Ola Riser of Boerne; a brother, Mark (Rhonda) Riser of Boerne; and a sister, Kathi Piper of Denton.
Donations may be made to First United Methodist Church.
Arrangements were under the direction of Galloway & Sons Funeral Home, Three Rivers.