Gilbert Lee Riggins

Gilbert Lee Riggins

December 02, 1931 - January 23, 2021

Gilbert Lee Riggins

December 02, 1931 - January 23, 2021


Gilbert Lee Riggins, 89, of Chesterfield, VA departed this life at home on January 23, 2021 with his wife and family by his side. He was preceded in death by his parents; Raymond R. and Sarah Kidd Riggins; brothers, Marion and Thurman Riggins; sister Nancy Snow; and his beloved daughter, Rhonda R. Sadler. Gilbert is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Anna Belle Alderman Riggins; sons Dennis (Debbie) and Donald (Darlene) Riggins; daughter Deanna (Jimmy) Mootz; grandchildren Kendal Sadler and John Mootz; sister, Rosa Ring; and son-in-law, Wayne Sadler. Gilbert retired from Philip Morris and enjoyed a long retirement gun smithing, sport shooting, metal smithing, making instruments, restoring cars, wood carving, and visiting family in Southwest Virginia. Gilbert”™s funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, February 6 at Riverview Church of God, 2703 Wysor Hwy, Draper, VA 24324. Interment at the Alderman Cemetery in Barren Springs, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Jude Children”™s Research Hospital.

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: February 6, 2021 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
  • Venue: Riverview Church of God
  • Location: 2703 Wysor Hwy Draper, VA 24324 - (Get Directions)

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7 responses to Gilbert Lee Riggins

  1. Love ya like my own daddy!!! You’re already there!! So walk around and watch over Anna and the family!!!

  2. Dee Allsop says:

    For Deanna, I can’t imagine your loss because I’ve never been that close to my dad. The journey you take now may not include him here but where he is, you will be too one day. Everything between now and then is just a distraction . I pray the father above will give you peace his peace that passes all understanding I’m pray for your mom…All my love sweet girl, dear sister in Christ ❤️🙏❤️🌷🌷🌷🌷

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