Carl Riggle Jr. (1927-2009)
Carl Henderson Riggle Jr., husband of Mary Riggle of Ashland, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009, following an extended illness.
Carl was born Sept. 2, 1927, in Ashland, to the late Carl and Lois Holmes Riggle Sr. Carl proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and retired from Armco Steel as a brick mason. He was a member of the Steel Workers Union, Poage Lodge 325 F & AM, Ashland Elks Lodge BPOE, Ashland Bowling Hall of Fame and Ky. State Bowling Hall of Fame. He was a member of Ky. Baptist Builders helping build churches in depressed areas and was a Deacon at Pollard Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Riggle; and four sisters, Phyllis Hayner, Joan Riggle, Virginia Lee and Mary Lou Keffer.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Margaret Conley Riggle of Ashland; a son, Jeffrey Scott Riggle of Waverly, Ohio; a daughter, Marcia Harris and her husband Dan of Summerset, Ky.; a sister, Marlene Wheeler and her husband Butch of Springhill, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Chris Harris and Wade Riggle.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2009, by Pastor J.R. Hume at Pollard Baptist Church in Ashland. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. Masonic services will be conducted at 6 p.m. today at Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood by members and officers of Poage Lodge 325 F & AM Ashland.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and an hour before the service Monday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pollard Baptist Church Building Fund, 444 Blackburn Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.