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Bud Riggins

June 13, 1938 ~ August 28, 2018 (age 80)

Obituary

Bud Riggins, age 80 of Adairville, KY, died Tuesday, August28, 2018 at Select Specialty in Nashville, TN. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Dean Funeral Chapel in Adairville with Bro. Junior England and Bro. Junior Baldwin officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery with Richard Hughes, Melvin Baldwin, Merle Wix, Billy Wix, Kenny Dickerson, Brian Rouse, Mark Law, John Mason Barnes, and Jon Keith Smith serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Wells, James England, Joe Mason, Glenn Gainous, Sam Halcomb, Don Halcomb and John Halcomb. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 2 until 8 PM and Sunday from 10 AM until the hour of service.
Mr. Riggins was born June 13, 1938 in Logan County, KY to the late Jesse and Willie Ann England Riggins. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and was the owner of Riggins Saw Mill and was a former Agriculture Pilot. He loved flying, airplanes, and woodworking. He never thought small. He was an American pioneer in crop dusting and was a folklore legend. He was an amazing story teller and never ceased to amaze and surprise. Until the end, he always did it his way. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Riggins.
He is survived by his sons, Nicholas Riggins of Nashville, TN and Jesse Riggins of Adairville, KY; sister, Nina Riggins Talbert of Springfield, TN; grandchild, Grayson Riggins; nephews, Danny Richardson of Springfield, TN and Mark Riggins of Atlanta, GA; and niece, Elaine Gray of Franklin, KY.
The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to H.A.T.S. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.
Dean Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Cemetery Details

Greenwood Cemetery
Adairville
KY, 42202

Visitation

SEP 1. 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dean Funeral Chapel

109 N. Main Street

Adairville, KY, US, 42202

Visitation

SEP 2. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Dean Funeral Chapel

109 N. Main Street

Adairville, KY, US, 42202

Funeral Service

SEP 2. 2:00 PM

Dean Funeral Chapel

109 N. Main Street

Adairville, KY, US, 42202

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Services

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