Remembering Trooper Ross Riley

November 21, 2013 Updated Nov 21, 2013 at 9:23 PM EDT

By Kendra Eaglin

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November 21, 2013 Updated Nov 21, 2013 at 9:23 PM EDT

(WKBW)

Trooper Ross Riley a 17 year member of the department was killed after falling 30 feet off a cliff during a high-angle rope rescue training at Letchworth State Park Wednesday, November 20, 2013.

The 44 year old husband and father of three was a former marine, paramedic and even received honors for his work at the Twin Towers during the aftermath of September 11th.

He also helped save a man who collapsed at the Erie County Fair back in 2008.

Funeral arrangements have been made and are listed below:

Calling Hours:

Sunday, November 24 and Monday, November 25, 2013
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home
3128 Rte 417w
Olean, NY 14760

Funeral Service:

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
1:00 p.m.
St. Bonaventure University
Reilly Center
3261 W. State Road
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778