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Earl Riggs

March 21, 1949 January 15, 2019
Earl Riggs
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DURHAM: Earl Riggs, 69, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at his home in Durham. He was born in Durham, the son of the late Ortho Graham Riggs and Mildred Louise Massey Riggs. In addition to his parents, Mr. Riggs was also predeceased by his brothers, Cecil Riggs, Jerry Riggs.

Mr. Riggs retired from Durham Regional Hospital from the heating and air department.

Mr. Riggs is survived by his wife of 50 years, Norma Riggs; daughters, Kimberly Riggs Griggs (fiancé, Patrick Caldwell), Kara Threatt (Stevie); and grandchildren, Kimberly Suzanne Parrish, Christa Dawn Arnold, Kayla Renee Griggs, Kaitlyn Ashley Penne, Alexander Drake Penne, Taylor Skye Penne, Levi Sawyer Threatt, Rylee Blake Threatt.

A private service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be sent to The Autism Society of NC: 5121 Kingdom Way, Raleigh, NC 27607.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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