History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

Our History

Charles Riles Funeral Home is the continuation of over five decades of professional funeral service in Vicksburg and West Central Mississippi.  The beautiful  Charles Riles Funeral Home located at 5000 Indiana Avenue was dedicated in July 2002 to the memory of those who have gone before and for the comfort of those who mourn. 

Charles and Cecelia Hossley Riles, both third generation Vicksburgers, own and operate the funeral home.  Riles was associated with Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home from 1960; owned Fisher-Riles Funeral Home until 1995 and afterwards was a consultant for the firm.  He served as coroner of Warren County, Mississippi, and has been active in the civic and professional associations.  Riles served as chair of the MS State Board of Funeral Services from 2001 to 2011. He is author of three books on cemeteries in Vicksburg.

Cil and Charles Riles have 3 daughters and 6 grandchildren.

Our Valued Staff

The staff of Charles Riles Funeral Home is available by telephone 24 hours a day at 601-629-0000. The funeral director can arrange all services locally or at a distant place and assure you that personalized instructions will be followed completely.