Hastings resident Riley Adam Sears, 38, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022, as a result of a motorcycle accident.

Celebration of Life will be 10 a.m. – Noon, Sunday, September 18, at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Riley was born October 27, 1983, in Hastings, NE to Greggory Kipp Sears & Tara Teri (Genzmer) Sears-Zulkoski. Riley worked in the area as a welder for many years and was currently employed at Thermo King. Riley enjoyed spending his time riding and working on Harleys with his dad, helping care for his grandparents, caring for his exotic fish, spending time outdoors, especially at Spring Ranch with friends and family, was passionate about caring for injured wildlife, loved spending mornings on the porch with his dad feeding the birds and squirrels, and growing and caring for plants.

Riley was preceded in death by his grandmother, Connie (Kohl) Johnson and uncle, Scott Sears.


Father: Kipp Sears

Mother: Teri Zulkoski

Spouse. Jessica Sears

Daughters: Kylynn Sears Menebroker

Ayla Leeding

Step-Children: Alexys Onken

Parker Moll

Sisters: Kayce Sears

Shoni Sears

Brothers: Jake Zulkoski

Luke Zulkoski

Grandparents: Charles and Juanita (Willey) Sears

Aunts: Tam Pauley

Tina Herz

Countless friends and loved ones.