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Michael Terry Riggs, 66, Taylor Co., KY (1948-2015)

He was a native of Hi Hat, KY, and a resident of Marion County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the widower of Marilyn Jean Cox-Riggs. He leaves three direct living descendants and 10 siblings - of the family of 16 children born to the late C.W. Sr. and Gladys Miller Riggs of Floyd County, KY - including a brother, Carlie Riggs, of Columbia, KY
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Michael Terry Riggs, 66, of Lebanon, KY, formerly of Campbellsville, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at his home in Lebanon.

The funeral services will be conducted at 1pmCT/2pmET, Saturday April 18, 2015,, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, where viewing will begin at 11amCT/12pm noon CT, prior to the service. At Michael's request, cremation will follow.

Michael Terry Riggs, 66, Taylor Co., KY (1948-2015)

He was born on July 2, 1948 in Hi Hat, Floyd County, KY. He was the son of the late C.W. Sr. and Gladys Miller Riggs. He died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Lebanon, Marion County, KY, at the age of 66 years, nine months, and 13 days.

Mike was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Jean Cox-Riggs; and five siblings, Clifford Riggs, Creston Riggs, Lucella Riggs, Mary Hodges, and Marbella Aubrey.

He is survived by the following:
  • His brothers: Charles W. Riggs, Jr. of Louisville, KY; K Alford Riggs of Lawrenceburg, KY; Larry Riggs of London, KY; Johnny Riggs and Earl Riggs, both of Hodgenville, KY; Carlie Riggs of Columbia, KY; and J.T. Riggs of Danville, IL

  • Three sisters: Patricia Riggs of Lebanon, KY; Mary Hood of Willisburg, KY; and Lillis McKeehan of Frankfort, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Theresa and J.T. Cox both of Campbellsville, KY

  • One great-granddaughter: Elizabeth Rabbeth of Campbellsville, KY

  • And several nieces and nephews
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Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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