Ezra “Butch” Rigsbee

June 15, 1952 - February 6, 2017
Ezra “Butch” Rigsbee

Ezra “Butch” Rigsbee, age 64 of Wilmington passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at his home at Solomon Towers.

Butch was born June 15, 1952 in Durham, NC.

He is survived by his wife, Ida Rackley Rigsbee; children Angie Mojica-Barnes, Aurora Woodcock, Paul Mojica, and Jonathan Mojica; his mother, Lillie Cardwell Rigsbee; two brothers, Ricky and Wayne Rigsbee.

A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held 2 pm Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Castle Hayne Advent Christian Church officiated by Rev. Randall Smith. The family will greet friends starting at 1 pm.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099


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  • February 09, 2017
    Jonathan Mojica says:
    When I was homeless, he and my mother would let me stay the night a lot and feed me when I was hungry or thirsty. When he did that for me,he did it to Jesus,for Jesus. I'm going to miss him something fierce...as we all are... RIP "Butchy" ,RIP

  • February 10, 2017
    Oliva Pemberton lit a candle:
    Lit since February 10, 2017 at 2:13:17 AM