Jerry Thomas Riggs

February 6, 1936 - June 9, 2020
Jerry Thomas Riggs

Jerry Thomas Riggs, 84, of Murryville Road, previously of Dogwood Lane, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 8:30 AM at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington NC. The cause of death was a sudden heart attack. He was born on February 6, 1936 to James Thomas and Nola Riggs who predecease him.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Barbara “Bobbie” Riggs; sons: Jerry and Tim; brother: Ray; and nephews: Dean, Dale, Eric and Adam.

Jerry was a craftsman in the construction industry.

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  • June 09, 2020
    Eve Rinaldi says:
    Jerry was my brother-in-law. He and my sister Bobbie were married 61 years. They will see each other again. He is at peace now with God.

  • June 10, 2020
    Kat Mackenzie says:
    Jerry was my brother in law. I have know him since I was six years old. He was a good and caring man. I will remember the good times and I know he is at peace and free of pain. Rest in Peace Jerry.

  • June 10, 2020
    Bruce Mackenzie says:
    Sorry to hear of the loss of Jerry not only as a father.husband and a friend Jerry will never be far from the thoughts of those around him But forever in our hearts Godspeed

  • June 10, 2020
    Sue Rinaldi says:
    Jerry was my brother-in-law. He will be missed. Thoughts and love to my sister and my nephews. He is no longer in pain and is at peace.

  • June 10, 2020
    Sue Rinaldi says:
    Jerry was my brother-in-law. He will be missed. Prayers and love for my sister Bobbie and my nephews Jerry and Tim.