Harold Riggs

Tuesday, December 11, 2001

CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Harold Lee Riggs, 75, of Charleston died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, at John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

He was born Feb. 1, 1926, at Charleston, son of Lafe and Mae Bell Maxwell Riggs Sr. He and Clara Mae Johnson were married March 14, 1946.

Riggs owned and operated Riggs Garage until retiring. He was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church and VFW Post 4294.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Dean Riggs of Charleston; a sister, Louise Walters of Sikeston, Mo.; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and three sisters.

Friends may call at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston from 5-8 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jon Archie officiating. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery.