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Elroy Riggs, 83, Campbellsville, KY (1937-2020)

Elroy Riggs of Campbellsville passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020, in Campbellsville. He was 83 years old.

A private funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Dr. James E. Jones. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery.

Visitaton is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Elroy Riggs of Campbellsville, son the late Richard Bryant Riggs and Lucinda Marie White Riggs, was born February 1, 1937 and was proud of being from Finley Ridge, Kentucky.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Elroy was a retired owner and operator of Green River Wholesale.

He united in marriage to Rachel Reese July 5, 1958.

Besides his wife, Rachel Riggs of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and one daughter: Alan Riggs and wife, Alicia of Greensburg and Vickie McKinley and husband, Mark of Campbellsville; five grandchildren: Maggie Brooke Adams and husband, Kevin of Louisville, Kelsey Riggs of St. Petersburg, Florida, Ellie May Paine and husband, Davis of Maryville, Tennessee, Rachel Hughes and husband, Sean of Memphis, Tennessee and Peter Riggs of Greensburg; two great-grandchildren: Claire Coleman and Julian Coleman of St. Petersburg, Florida; one sister, Elaine Harrison of Shelbyville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters: Orval C. Riggs, Charles A. Riggs, Weldon Ray Riggs, Donna Victoria Payne and Lou Ann Turner.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Building Fund and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Elroy Riggs, 83, Campbellsville, KY (1937-2020)

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