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Speedy Riggs Obituary

Speedy  Riggs
Speedy Riggs

September 16, 1936 - October 3, 2017
Born in Belle, WV
Resided in Chevauxdefrise, WV


Millard Franklin “Speedy” Riggs II, of ChevauxDeFrise, WV, died Oct. 3, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family .
He was born Sept. 16, 1936 at Belle, WV, the son of the late Millard F. Riggs Sr. and Flossie Mildred Mossor Riggs. Speedy was a truck driver for Rutherford Trucking and was later a self-employed truck driver. He was currently employed for the past 20 years for Sugar Rock/Trenton Energy. He enjoyed his grandchildren, hunting and all sporting events, especially cheering on his grandchildren. Speedy was a 32nd Degree Mason and a 50 year member of Harrisville Lodge #98 AF & AM. He was a member of Pullman United Methodist Church.
Speedy is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ada Lenore Mullenix Riggs; daughters, Theresa Dianne (Sam Sommerville) Cowan, Suzann Wolfe (Bill), Mary Ann Ross all of Harrisville, Martha Ann Kuhn (Dave) of Pennsboro, Lou Ann Wyer (Ronnie) of Harrisville; Roger Barker of Pennsboro who grew up in the family home; sister, Rose Ann Vincent of Pennsboro; grandchildren, Andrew Cowan (Shannon), John Mark Spencer (Jamie), Sam Wolfe (Angela), Scott Wolfe (Tiffany), Casey Kerns (Eric), Ashley Cowan (Penny), Cori Farr (Anthony), Cayla Ross, Nikki Wyer and Sarah Kuhn; and nineteen great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Jean Riggs, and special son-in-law, Tom Cowan.
Memorial Services will be held at 4 PM, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville with Rev. Anthony Farr and Rev. Bill Jemison officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11-4 on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Tom Cowan Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Parkersburg Area Community Foundation, PO Box 1762, Parkersburg, WV, 26102.




Raiguel Funeral Home
1200 Main Street
Harrisville, WV US 26362
Saturday, October 7, 2017
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Memorial Service
Raiguel Funeral Home
1200 Main Street
Harrisville, WV US 26362
Saturday, October 7, 2017
4:00 PM