Thomas Sylvester Riley, IV, passed away Friday, October 16th 2020, at Morristown Medical Center after a long courageous battle with lung disease. Thomas was born the first son to Thomas and Geraldine Riley on October 18th 1955 in Morristown. He attended Bernard's High School and later worked as farmer for many years, before his career as a builder flourished. Thomas had a real passion for life and a true love for horses, like his father and grandfather before him. Thomas leaves behind his mom Geraldine, brother Pat, sisters Sheryl and Cathy. He has seven children and twelve grandchildren. His oldest son Thomas, Robert, Douglas, Justin, chase and two daughters Kate and Chezon. His grandkids are Thomas, Tyler, Devan, Colton, Robert, Jordan, mason and tucker. Granddaughters are Madison, Jayden, Lexi, and Emma. Thomas was predeceased by his father Thomas S Riley III and his sister Ellen Marcus. A Memorial Service will be scheduled at a later date.