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Neil L. Riggs

Monday, January 26, 2004

Neil L. Riggs, 94, of Linton, passed away at 1:20 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at Glenburn Home in Linton.

He was born on Oct. 7, 1909, in Sullvan, the son of Lon and Emma McKee Riggs.

He graduated from Graysville High School, then moved to Chicago to work for Commonwealth Edison Corporation until his retirement. He moved to Linton in 1972.

He is survived by one son Jack and Dianah Riggs of Las Vegas, Nev.; one grandson, Richard and Pam Riggs of Naperville, Ill., and one great-granddaughter, Kristin Riggs of Naperville, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Talbott Riggs, on March 15, 2002, and his parents.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Welch and Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel with the Rev. LaMont Bonath officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday.