Riggins Sr., Gilmer Lee

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Gilmer Lee Riggins Sr., 93, of Pulaski died Thursday, July 16, 2009 in the Pulaski Community Hospital. Born in West Virginia on Feb. 17, 1916, he was the son of the late Stewart and Fannie Young Riggins. Also preceding him in death were his wives Bethel Viers Riggins and Elizabeth Morris Riggins; three grandchildren Donnie Jones, Mary Ann Huff, and Flora Jane Huff; sisters and brothers.

He was employed in furniture manufacturing all his life and woodworking in his spare time.

Surviving are his daughters Marie Jones and Jane Huff; sons Richard E. Riggins and Gilmer L. Riggins Jr.; companion Ethel Shockley; brother Bert Riggins; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Monday July 20 at 2 p.m. in the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. with the Rev. Dan Lawson officiating. There will be no visitation. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.