Hetherington, Peggy Riggs

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Peggy Darlene Riggs Hetherington, 69 of Pearisburg, VA departed this life March 16, 2023 with her loving family by her side. Peggy was born in Giles County, Virginia on February 6, 1954 to Pauline Dalton Riggs.

Peggy lived her life in dedication to her faith and family. She was a wonderful wife, mother and well-loved member of the community. She worked to provided for her family, retiring in 2016 from Volvo Trucks North America. In her spare time, she enjoyed crafting, restoring classic cars, and woodworking. She was an active member of The New River Classic Cruisers and passionate about helping others. You would see her in the local Christmas parades every year, driving her blue AMC Javelin, tossing candy to the children that lined the streets. She had a heart as big as her smile, one that would make the world smile back.

She is preceded in death by her mother; a sister, Wanda Riggs; and sister-in-law, Pearl Riggs.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 50 years, David Hetherington; children, Sherry Lafon(Michael) of Pearisburg, and Scott Hetherington (Andrea) of Pearisburg; grandchildren, Sienna Lafon, Ashton Hetherington, and Alyssa Hetherington; brothers, Earl Riggs (Deronda), Boyd Riggs of Staffordsville, and Harold Riggs of Staffordsville, VA; and a sister, Norma Younce of Dublin, VA.

A funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel with Pastors Earl Riggs and Todd Hallinan officiating. Funeral Services will conclude in the Oakvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 19, 2023 from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel.

A guestbook is available to send condolences by visiting www.kendallfuneralhome.com. The staff of Kendall Funeral Home are honored to serve the Hetherington family.