A Branson veteran announces that has postponed his show schedule for the time being because of health issues.
A spokesperson for Joey Riley discloses that the entertainer was recently diagnosed with Stage Four Colon Cancer. Riley was to undergo surgery Monday (today) and will start chemotherapy in two weeks. Riley does not have health insurance.
Riley has been in Branson for over 20 years. He’s been at the Clay Cooper Theatre for the last year, and before was a long time member of Mickey Gilley’s troupe.
Riley plans to resume his show schedule September 2nd.