There will be no visitation.
Funeral services will be held at graveside today, Jan. 9, 2014, at noon at Curry Cemetery. Charles Bryan and Earl Barnett will officiate.
Rigsby was a charter member of Curry Church of Christ. He served in the Korean Conflict receiving three medals and a Presidential Citation for volunteering to go to Winnipeg, Canada, and Yuma, Ariz., and he was a UMWA coal miner for Drummond Coal Company for 32 Years.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Rigsby; parents, Amos and Millie Rigsby; and brother, Ray Rigsby.
He is survived by his wife, Katie Rigsby of Jasper; children, Gary Rigsby (Sandra) of Huntsville, Paul Rigsby (Ann) of Georgia and Byron Rigsby (Nancy) of Jasper; grandchildren, Shane Rigsby (Kelley) of Huntsville, Richard Rigsby (Lori) of Huntsville, Summer Spradely (Eddie) of Atlanta, Ga., Amber Rigsby (Justin Abernathy) of Dawsonville, Ga., and Kyle Rigsby (Jessica) of Jasper; nine great-grandchildren; and brother, Billy Joe Rigsby (Paulette) of Oakman.
You may sign the online register or express condolences to the family at www.kilgoregreenfuneralhome.com.
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503