February 3 1931 October 13 2019
Jack Wesley Riggins, passed away Sunday evening October 13, 2019 at the Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. He was born February 3, 1931 in Raglesville, Indiana, the son of Samuel and Rebecca (Westfall) Riggins. A graduate of Odon High School and Indiana University, he retired in 1996 after 30 years as purchasing agent for Indiana University. Earlier he was employed for ten years by Sarkes Tarzian Tuner and Semiconductor Divisions. As students at Indiana University, he and his wife Leanna (Maish) met and married in 1952 at the First Baptist Church where they remained active members for fifty three years. He is currently a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. He is also a member of the Bloomington Kiwanis Club, Boy Scout leader and volunteer photographer for the YMCA. He was an Air Force veteran and member of the American Legion. For over thirty years he and his wife hosted a select group of Hilly Hundred participants in their home for the annual cycling event. Survivors include his wife, Leanna (Maish) Riggins, four sons Mark Riggins (Diane), Stephen Riggins, (Lauralyn), Jeffrey Riggins (Karen), all of Bloomington, and James Riggins (Joan) of Greenwood, twelve grand children and 19 great grandchildren. Jack was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Fern Malone and three brothers, Samuel (infant), John (Tom), and Robert. Funeral services will be held Thursday October 17, 2019 at 11:00AM at Emmanuel Baptist Church 1503 West That Road, Bloomington, IN 47403. Pastor Doug Schroeder will officiate and burial will follow in the Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation for Jack will be held Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Allen Funeral Home and Crematory 4155 South Old State Road 37 from 4:00PM until 8:00PM and also on Thursday from 10:30AM until the time of the service at 11:00AM at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Emmanuel Baptist Church of the charity of one’s choice. Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with family and friends at www.allencares.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jack Wesley Riggins please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jack Wesley Riggins February 3 1931 October 13 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Bloomington, state: Indiana