Herbert Riley

HERBERT RILEY, left, with his hometown friend, Bill Harris of Wilkesboro, in a photo made in Myrtle Beach, S.C., a couple of years ago. They both graduated from Wilkes Central High School and Appalachian State University and both were in the Downbeats, a Wilkes County-based soul band.

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