Jerry Riggs
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Saturday
21
September

Visitation atFuneral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Putnam-Reed Funeral Home
P.O. Box 750
Pikeville, Tennessee, United States
Sunday
22
September

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Putnam-Reed Funeral Home
P.O. Box 750
Pikeville, Tennessee, United States

Final Resting Place

Rigsby Cemetery
 Wooden Loop Rd.
Pikeville, Tennessee, United States

Obituary of Jerry Lee Riggs

  Jerry Riggs, Sr., age 79, of Pikeville, TN, died Friday, September 20, 2019 at his home.  He attended Walden’s Ridge Baptist Church and was a lifelong farmer.  He retired after 33 years from Suburban Manufacturing.

   He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Bertha Riggs; sisters, Mary Johnston, Betty Rohrscheib, Erma Jewel Bales; and brother, Charles “Buddy” Riggs.

   He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Leona Riggs of Pikeville; son, Jerry Riggs, Jr. of Pikeville; sisters, Barbara (John) Long of Harrison, Linda Kerley of Pikeville and Jean King of Dayton; brothers, Tommy Riggs of Pikeville and Roger (Jeannie) Riggs of Dayton; sister-in-law, Agnes (Cecil) Simpson and brother-in-law, Sanford (Margaret) Brewer, both of Pikeville; and several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 22, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. C.D.T. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jimmy Jewel and Rev. Jerry Levengood officiating.  Burial will be in Rigsby Cemetery.  Online condolences can be made at reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville, TN. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. C.D.T..  

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